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Zstd 1.5 Released With Big Performance Improvements

Zstd has already been enjoying phenomenal growth throughout the open-source software ecosystem thanks to its feature set and impressive performance, but can it get even better? Yes, with Zstd 1.5 that is out today there are some more mighty impressive performance improvements.

14 May 2021 - Zstandard 1.5 - 37 Comments
CuPy 9.0 Brings AMD GPU Support To This Numpy-Compatible Library

In recent months there has finally been more open-source projects traditionally focused on NVIDIA GPU compute beginning to offer mainline Radeon support using the open-source ROCm stack. Following the recent PyTorch 1.8 with ROCm support, CuPy 9.0 was released last week with that traditionally CUDA focused library now supporting AMD's ROCm stack.

29 April 2021 - CuPy 9.0 - 4 Comments
Khronos Ratifies KTX 2.0

Just one week after having published the provisional Vulkan Video extensions, The Khronos Group has another exciting announcement today in the form of ratifying KTX 2.0.

20 April 2021 - KTX 2.0 - 16 Comments
Linux 5.12 To Expose Firmware Performance Data

Last week saw the main set of ACPI and power management updates for Linux 5.12 while for the second week of the merge window has been the follow-up work with Intel Simple Firmware Interface removal and also an additional ACPI update.

26 February 2021 - ACPI FPDT - 4 Comments
Compute Express Link 2.0 Specification Published

Just a year after the Compute Express Link 1.0 and 1.1 interconnect specifications were published, CXL 2.0 is being announced this morning for this high-speed, data center minded specification built atop the PCI Express interface.

10 November 2020 - CXL 2.0 - 5 Comments
OpenXR Conformance Tests Open-Sourced

The Khronos Group today continued with their relatively recent trend of the past few years of open-sourcing their conformance tests. The OpenXR conformance tests are now open-source.

7 July 2020 - OpenXR Open-Source Tests - Add A Comment

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