[erlang-questions] How to run erlang code on GPU
Fri Aug 1 00:33:14 CEST 2014
> Has anyone done this or given the GPU architecture it's impossible?
Given the general characteristics of GPUs,
trying to run existing Erlang on them seems
unlikely to be fruitful.
What seems more likely to pay off would be
- designing a sublanguage of Erlang with a
special-purpose library (this would rely
heavily on the Dialyzer, I imagine)
- and building a compiler from that language
- so that chunks of compute-intensive code
could be written in an Erlang-friendly way.
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