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Vienna University of Technology
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General-Purpose Graphics Processing Units in Service-Oriented Architectures

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Speech with proceedings
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Over the last decades, graphics processing units have developed from special-purpose graphics accelerators to general-purpose massively parallel co-processors. In recent years they gained increased traction in high performance computing as they provide superior computational performance in terms of runtime and energy consumption for a wide range of problems. In this survey, we review their employment in distributed computing for a broad range of application scenarios. Common characteristics and a classification of the most relevant use cases are described. Furthermore, we discuss possible future developments of the use of general purpose graphics processing units in the area of service-oriented architecture. The aim of this work is to inspire future research in this field and to give guidelines on when and how to incorporate this new hardware technology.
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Department Focus: 
Media Informatics and Visual Computing
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Information and Communication Technology
Proceedings: 
Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Service Oriented Computing and Applications
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2013
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1 - 8
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Acceptance undecided
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<u>M. Calatrava Moreno</u>, T. Auzinger: <br>"<i><a href="http://publik.tuwien.ac.at/files/PubDat_224444.pdf" target="_blank" class="publist">General-Purpose Graphics Processing Units in Service-Oriented Architectures</a></i>"; <br>Talk: The 2013 6th IEEE International Conference on Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA 2013), Kauai, Hawai; 12-16-2013 - 12-18-2013; in: "<i>Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Service Oriented Computing and Applications</i>", (2013), 1 - 8.<br><br> <a href="https://publik.tuwien.ac.at/showentry.php?ID=224444&lang=2" class="publist"><i>More information</i></a><br><br>
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