Sunday, October 25, 2015

GPU vs CPU (@ Azure Cloud)

Microsoft has recently announced new Azure VM options that support high-end GPUs.
The reason: for some applications this is much more effective technical solution (see charts below)

Applications that scale using GPU Compute @ Microsoft Azure

Even Amazon Web Services is also offering similar options:
Windows GPU Instances - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Programming Guide :: CUDA Toolkit Documentation @ Nvidia
Floating-Point Operations per Second for the CPU and GPU.

The GPU Devotes More Transistors to Data Processing.

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