Dive deeper with these Articles, Whitepapers & Case Studies

Security & Encryption

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AMD Memory Encryption, by David Kaplan, Jeremy Powell, Tom Woller PDF April 2016

Virtual Reality (VR)

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Graphics Processing Requirements for Enabling Immersive VR, by David Kanter PDF July 2015

Simulation and Rendering

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Texel Shading, by Karl Hillesland, J. C. Yang PDF June 2016
Simulation and Rendering for Millions of Grass Blades, by Zengzhi Fan, Hongwei Li, Karl Hillesland, Bin Sheng PDF March 2015

Asynchronous Shaders

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Asynchronous Shaders – Unlocking the Full Potential of the GPU, AMD PDF July 2015

Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA)

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HSA: A New Architecture for Heterogeneous Computing (Tirias Research, Sponsored by AMD) PDF Jan. 2014
Everything you Always Wanted to Know About HSA* (Nathan Brookwood) PDF Oct. 2013
HSA Foundation – Purpose and Outlook (Moor Insights & Strategy) PDF Nov. 2012


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OpenCL™ Extensions and Device Fission (Rob Farber) HTML 03/30/2012
Heterogeneous workflows using OpenCL™ (Rob Farber) HTML 03/30/2012
OpenCL™ plugins (Rob Farber) HTML 03/30/2012
JPEG Decoding with Run-Length Encoding: A CPU and GPU Approach HTML 01/31/2012
Tiled Convolution: Fast Image Filtering HTML 12/5/2011
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study Fast Fourier Transform – Part II (Tauseef Rehman, Aamir Majeed) HTML 11/11/2011
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study Fast Fourier Transform – Part I (Tauseef Rehman, Aamir Majeed) HTML 11/1/2011
Bulk Encryption on GPUs (Salman Ul Haq, Jawad Masood, Aamir Majeed, Usman Aziz) HTML 10/12/2011
Supercomputer Performance on a Chip Powers Next-Generation Embedded Image Processing (RTC Magazine) HTML 06/23/2011
APU 101: All about AMD Accelerated Processing Units PDF 5/31/2011
OpenCL Buffers and Memory Affinity (Rob Farber) HTML 05/24/2011
Primitive Restart and OpenGL Interoperability (Rob Farber) HTML 05/24/2011
OpenCL™ and the AMD APP SDK v2.4 (AMD Staff Engineer) HTML 04/06/2011
AMD Offers Alternative To CUDA For Parallelism (Dr. Dobbs) HTML 03/23/2011
Coordinating Computations with OpenCL Queues (Rob Farber) HTML 03/11/2011
Programming models for next generation of GPGPU architectures (Benedict R. Gaster) PDF 2/27/2011
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study: Support Vector Machine Training HTML 02/11/2011
Making OpenCL™ Simple with Haskell PDF 02/01/2011
Work-Groups and Synchronization (Rob Farber) HTML 01/06/2011
Memory Spaces (Rob Farber) HTML 10/27/2010
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study: Simple Reductions HTML 08/25/2010
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study: Diagonal Sparse Matrix Vector Multiplication HTML 06/10/2010
ATI Stream Computing – Histogram Optimization Illustration PPS 04/05/2010

Optimization and Performance

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Leverage Aparapi to Help Improve Financial Java Application Performance (Shrinivas Joshi ) PDF 01/18/2012
Java Garbage Collection Characteristics and Tuning Guidelines for Apache Hadoop TeraSort Workload (Shrinivas Joshi, Vasileios Liaskovitis) PDF 10/11/2010
Dynamic Whole Program Profiling (Richard Gorton) PDF 09/13/2010
New Round-to-Even Technique for Large-scale Data and Its Application in Integer Scaling (Dr. Gongyuan Zhuang, Ravindra Babu, Bragadeesh Natarajan) HTML 06/11/2010
Java Performance when Debugging is Enabled (Tom Deneau) HTML 05/06/2010
Incorporating Instruction-Based Sampling into AMD CodeAnalyst (Paul Drongowski, Lei Yu, Frank Swehosky, Suravee Suthikulpanit, Robert Richter) PDF 04/08/2010
Instruction-Based Sampling and AMD CodeAnalyst (Paul J. Drongowski) PPT 03/29/2010
 NUMA Aware Heap Memory Manager Article  PDF  2009


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Using ACML (AMD Core Math Library) In High Performance Computing Challenge (HPCC) PDF 10/03/2012
HPC High Performance Linpack (AMD Staff) PDF 04/23/2012
From Computational Science to Science Discovery: The Next Computing Landscape PDF 01/22/2010

Platform & Processor Architecture

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Shared Level-1 Instruction-cache Performance on AMD family 15h (aka “Bulldozer”) PDF 02/03/2012

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Case Studies

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AMD Boosts Data Warehouse Performance with Parallel Processing Appliance PDF 01/24/2013
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study: Support Vector Machine Training HTML 02/11/2011
OpenCL™ Optimization Case Study: Diagonal Sparse Matrix Vector Multiplication HTML 05/10/2010