Tech-X has released the GPULib software library, which executes vectorised mathematical functions on graphics processing units (GPUs) from Nvidia, bringing high-performance numerical operations to everyday desktop computers.
GPULib allows users to access high-performance computing with minimal modification to their existing programs. By providing bindings for a number of Very High Level Languages (VHLLs) including Java, Python, Matlab, and IDL from ITT Visual Information Solutions, GPULib can accelerate new applications or be incorporated into existing applications with minimal effort. No knowledge of GPU programming and memory management is required.
To fully utilise the compute power of modern, high-performance GPUs, GPULib provides mathematical operations with an easy-to-use interface, allowing researchers to incorporate accelerated numerical computations into their applications.