Posts tagged ‘Parallel Computing’

MPI, or Message Passing Interface, is a library of functions for C,C++, and even Fortran. The purpose of this library is for you to easily create an application that fully utilizes multiple processors. Not only can you utilize multiple processors with MPI, but you can even run a single instance of a single application across multiple computers with MPI. Continue reading ‘What is MPI?’ »

CUDA stands for Compute Unified Device Architecture, and is an extension of the C programming language and was created by nVidia. Using CUDA allows the programmer to take advantage of the massive parallel computing power of an nVidia graphics card in order to do general purpose computation. Continue reading ‘What is CUDA? An Introduction’ »