AMD Rolls Out Hardware-Based GPU Virtualization: Multiuser GPU
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 1 September 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT. 17 Comments
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After NVIDIA announced GRID 2.0, AMD has used VMworld 2015 to launch "the world's first hardware-based GPU virtualization solution, the AMD Multiuser GPU."

AMD Multiuser GPU allows "up to 15 users on a single AMD GPU...each user is provided with the virtualized performance to design, create and execute their workflows without any one user tying up the entire GPU."

AMD Multiuser GPU relies upon Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and AMD's virt tech is designed to work with OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL 4.4, and DirectX 12 APIs. AMD Multiuser GPU can work with VMware vSphere/ESXi 5.5 and newer.

More details on the AMD Multiuser GPU via this press release.
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