ARM HPC Ecosystem Continues to Build Momentum with Introduction of PathScale EKOPath Compiler
Cambridge, UK, 17 November, 2014 - ARM ecosystem partner PathScale today announced the upcoming availability of its EKOPath Compiler for ARM®-based servers in high-performance computing (HPC) applications. EKOPath compiler supports SIMD and AES instructions in addition to C99, C++ 2003, C++11, Fortran 90/95, and partial support for Fortran 2003 and 2008. The BLAS libraries have also been ported and optimized for the ARMv8-A architecture to provide developers with the framework to create ARM-based solutions for HPC applications.
"ARM is committed to helping its silicon partners address the HPC market opportunity," said Lakshmi Mandyam, director, server systems and ecosystems, ARM. "The availability of PathScale's EKOPath Compiler underscores the continued growth of ARM's HPC ecosystem and the demand for ARM-based servers from within the HPC community. This announcement enables our partners to accelerate the deployment of the ARM-powered solutions in the HPC world."
The alpha version of the compiler and libraries will be available for customer evaluation in December 2014.
"We are pleased to provide the ARM HPC ecosystem with our new EKOPath compiler," said Christopher Bergstrom, chief technology officer, PathScale. "Our C/Fortran compiler and BLAS libraries optimized for the ARMv8-A architecture will help increase the pace of innovation for ARM partners working in HPC applications."
ARM's HPC ecosystem partners will be exhibiting, speaking and demonstrating their latest ARM-based technology in ARM booth #3458 at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) November 17-20, 2014, in New Orleans, LA. Pathscale will showcase their new EKOPath compiler in the ARM booth on Tuesday, November 18.
ARM Partner Quotes
"Applied Micro is in support of ARM's investment in HPC efforts with Pathscale," said Rohith Pai, vice president, business development, Applied Micro. "Providing a commercial compiler for C and Fortran that is optimized for ARM-based SoCs and 64-bit architecture will be key for development within the ecosystem."
"Cavium is excited to partner with ARM and Pathscale to deliver the compiler features and optimizations required for advanced computing workloads. Pathscale's technology will enable end users to fully benefit from the high performance capabilities of ThunderX such as our 48 core implementation of ARMv8 with dual socket cache coherency support," said Larry Wikelius, Director Thunder Ecosystems and Partner Enablement at Cavium. "This collaboration is another example of the momentum and growth of the ARMv8 software ecosystem."
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