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CJ Newburn

Chris J. Newburn, who goes by CJ, is a principal architect in the Compute Software Group at NVIDIA, where he leads HPC strategy and the software product roadmap, with a special focus on systems and programming models for scale. CJ is the architect of Magnum IO and the co-architect of GPUDirect Storage, heads the Summit Dev2Dev Series with the Department of Energy, and leads the HPC Containers Advisory Council. CJ has contributed to both hardware and software technologies for the past 20 years and has over 100 patents. He's a community builder with a passion for extending the core capabilities of hardware and software platforms from HPC into AI, data science, and visualization. Before getting his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University, CJ did stints at a couple of startups, working on a voice recognizer and a VLIW supercomputer. He's delighted to have worked on volume products that his mom used.

Posts by CJ Newburn

HPC

Accelerating IO in the Modern Data Center: Computing and IO Management

This is the third post in the Explaining Magnum IO series, which has the goal of describing the architecture, components, and benefits of Magnum IO… 14 MIN READ
HPC

Accelerating IO in the Modern Data Center: Network IO

This is the second post in the Explaining Magnum IO series, which described the architecture, components, and benefits of Magnum IO, the IO subsystem of the… 19 MIN READ
HPC

Accelerating IO in the Modern Data Center: Magnum IO Architecture

Previously the boundary of the unit of computing, sheet metal no longer constrains the resources that can be applied to a single problem or the data set that… 10 MIN READ
HPC

Scaling Scientific Computing with NVSHMEM

Figure 1. In the NVSHMEM memory model, each process (PE) has private memory, as well as symmetric memory that forms a partition of the partitioned global… 10 MIN READ
HPC

GPUDirect Storage: A Direct Path Between Storage and GPU Memory

As AI and HPC datasets continue to increase in size, the time spent loading data for a given application begins to place a strain on the total application’s… 17 MIN READ