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Re: Why ParallelTable does not use CUDA

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  • Subject: [mg114286] Re: Why ParallelTable does not use CUDA
  • From: foice <franceschini.roberto at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 04:02:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ico25c$niu$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Nov 26, 11:29 am, foice <franceschini.robe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wandering why should I write a complicated and unnecessary CUDA
> kernel to do something a number of times and put the result in a
> table.  We already have a thing like ParallelTalble ... it seems
> however that ParallelTable uses the CPUs that one has available in his
> system and not the GPU ... I do not see the point of having CUDA if
> this is not even used by the internal parallel functions ...
>
> ParallelTable[Sin[x],{x,0,1000,0.1},CUDA->True] would be great!!!

it's a shame parallel still means cpu parallel and a shame that nobody
answers :(


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