We ported CAFFE to HIP – and here’s what happened…

The Challenge CAFFE is a popular machine learning framework created by the Berkeley Vision and Learning Center.  The code base contains more than 55,000 lines of …

ROCm 1.2 Rocking Hawaiian Style

With ROCm 1.2 we are  moving beyond the Fiji Islands of GPU’s to bring a broader selection of  hardware with the inclusion of the Hawaii …

News from the HIP part of the world

We’ve been super-busy – so busy that it has been a while since I’ve been able to post. I wanted to pause long enough to …

AMD GCN Assembly: Cross-Lane Operations

Cross-lane operations are an efficient way to share data between wavefront lanes. This article covers in detail the cross-lane features that GCN3 offers.  I’d like …

HIP Release 0.86 Now Available

The team just released an update to HIP in version 0.86 which includes several improvements in the functionality and tools. Also we have included several additional …

ROCm With Harmony: Combining OpenCL, HCC, and HSA in a Single Program

Introduction In a previous blog we discussed the different languages available on the ROCm platform.  Here we’ll show you how to combine several of these …

ROCm, Do You Speak My Language?

The open-source ROCm stack offers several programming-language choices. Overall, the goal is to give you a range of tools to help solve the problem at …

Getting Started with ROCm: Components, Platforms & Installation

Are You Ready to ROCK! The ROCm Platform delivers on the vision of the Boltzmann Initiative, bringing new opportunities in GPU Computing Research. On November …

Getting Up to Speed on the CodeXL GPU Profiler with Radeon Open Compute

With the announcement of the Boltzmann Initiative and the recent releases of ROCK and ROCR, AMD has ushered in a new era of Heterogeneous Computing. …

HIP release 0.82

It’s been just under two months since we publicly launched the HIP repository, and I wanted to share a quick update on the work we’ve …