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GPU Computing Gems Jade Edition by Wen-mei W. Hwu

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Introduction

Wen-mei W. Hwu

State of GPU Computing

We are in the golden age of the GPU computing. Since the introduction of CUDA in 2007, more than 100 million computers with CUDA capable GPUs have been shipped to end users. GPU computing application developers can now expect their application to have a mass market. With the introduction of OpenCL in 2010, researchers can now expect to develop GPU applications that can run on hardware from multiple vendors. Furthermore, from my own experience in teaching CUDA and OpenCL programming, C programmers can begin to write basic programs after only attending one lecture and reading one textbook chapter. With such a low barrier of entry, researchers all over the world have been engaged in developing ...

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