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Find the Right Accelerator for Your High-Performance Computing Needs

Published: 11 November 2016

ID: G00302098

Analyst(s): Chirag Dekate


High-performance computing system architectures are increasingly using accelerators and co-processors to deliver higher performance. I&O leaders with HPC responsibilities should use these best practices to choose the right accelerators/co-processors for revenue-critical applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Match Architectures With HPC Application Requirements
    • Co-processors and Many-Core Processors
    • Accelerators
    • Field-Programmable Gate Arrays
    • Custom Application-Specific Integrated Circuits
  • Balance Capex and Opex in HPC Ecosystems to Maximize Impact

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