[Numpy-discussion] CUDA

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Tue May 26 07:04:19 CDT 2009


On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 07:43:02AM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> Olivier Grisel wrote:

> > Also note: nvidia is about to release the first implementation of an
> > OpenCL runtime based on cuda. OpenCL is an open standard such as OpenGL
> > but for numerical computing on stream platforms (GPUs, Cell BE, Larrabee,
> > ...).


> You might be interested in pycuda.

I am sure Olivier knows about pycuda :). However, the big deal with
OpenCL, compared to CUDA, is that it is an open standard. With CUDA, you
are bound to nvidia's future policies.

Gaël


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