[erlang-questions] 1000 cores on a chip

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Mon Jan 10 08:14:26 CET 2011


Why CUDA?
Tony's OpenCL wrapper have worked nice for me?

OpenCL is a standard that works on Intel CPU's and ATI cards (as well
as Nvidia cards).

/Dan
PS: https://github.com/tonyrog/cl

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 5:48 AM, Jesper Louis Andersen
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 05:38, Banibrata Dutta
> <> wrote:
>> Thanks, Jesper. That was very informative and enlightening.
>>
>> Given your description, it clearly looks like Erlang (on general purpose
>> multi-core CPUs) + specific algos running on CUDA(/-like) architecture can
>> create a very powerful solution mix.
>
> I think so too. If you want to use GPUs *now*, going for CUDA through
> a port or a NIF is the right way. My vision is that we can create a
> programming language (essentially domain-specific) for computations on
> GPUs. Yet, the GPUs are currently too quickly changing so it is not
> yet a stable enough platform.
>
> --
> J.
>
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