Vector processor

NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 4:34am

TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.
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    In recent years, as the digitization of financial transactions has progressed, the amount of data being processed has increased exponentially.
  • Based on the results of the STAC-A2, NEC aims to use SX-Aurora TSUBASA to help improve the fairness and reliability of financial markets.
  • Moreover, the system is specialized for high-speed processing of large-scale data using NEC's unique vector processors, making it ideal for contributing to financial markets.

MEDIA ALERT: Join Andes Principle Architect Dr. Thang Tran's Lecture, "Demystifying RISC-V Vector Extension"

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 5:49pm

The hour long event will be the first of a 4-part lecture series on next-generation vector processor design.

Key Points: 
  • The hour long event will be the first of a 4-part lecture series on next-generation vector processor design.
  • It will showcase a 5-stage pipeline and an 8-stage in-order superscalar vector processor based on Andes latest AndeStar V5 Architecture.
  • Who: Dr. Thang Tran, Principal Architect and veteran of high-performance computing (HPC) at Andes Technology Corp. will be the series' presenter.
  • The vector processor issues 8 micro-ops per cycle with up to 14 vector instructions in parallel execution.

NEC Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Adopting a Vector-based Approach to High-performance Computing with its SX-Aurora TSUBASA

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

SX-Aurora TSUBASA's pioneering vector-based architecture, reliable performance, and low-latency processing help end-users tackle frontline computational challenges.

Key Points: 
  • SX-Aurora TSUBASA's pioneering vector-based architecture, reliable performance, and low-latency processing help end-users tackle frontline computational challenges.
  • "The next-generation SX-Aurora TSUBASAHPC solution is designed to meet the requirements of the entire vector engine for processing.
  • "Its vector processing unit carries a single-thread per core processing architecture, unlike competing products that employ multiple threads.
  • "NEC aims to break traditional computing barriers by accelerating HPC's adoption in industrial and energy market applications.

NEC Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Adopting a Vector-based Approach to High-performance Computing with its SX-Aurora TSUBASA

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

SX-Aurora TSUBASA's pioneering vector-based architecture, reliable performance, and low-latency processing help end-users tackle frontline computational challenges.

Key Points: 
  • SX-Aurora TSUBASA's pioneering vector-based architecture, reliable performance, and low-latency processing help end-users tackle frontline computational challenges.
  • "The next-generation SX-Aurora TSUBASAHPC solution is designed to meet the requirements of the entire vector engine for processing.
  • "Its vector processing unit carries a single-thread per core processing architecture, unlike competing products that employ multiple threads.
  • "NEC aims to break traditional computing barriers by accelerating HPC's adoption in industrial and energy market applications.

Outlook on the Global Supercomputers Market 2019-2024: Anticipating a CAGR of Approx 9.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 8:17pm

The supercomputer market is expected to register a CAGR of about 9.5% during the forecast period 2019-2024.

Key Points: 
  • The supercomputer market is expected to register a CAGR of about 9.5% during the forecast period 2019-2024.
  • CRAY, a major player in the market, is developing vector processing systems that are using better architecture and provide higher efficiency than the present parallel processing machines.
  • Thus, vector processing is expected to again gain prominence and its market share is expected to increase.
  • The supercomputers market is consolidated due to a few major players holding a greater share of the market.