John Linford

Dr. John Linford is a principal technical manager at NVIDIA focused on developing the CPU software ecosystem. John previously worked as the Arm director of HPC engineering. John has almost two decades of front-line HPC applications, systems, and optimization experience and particularly enjoys working with emerging technologies and extreme-scale systems. John is based in Austin, Texas.
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Posts by John Linford

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Data Center / Cloud

Building High-Performance Applications in the Era of Accelerated Computing

AI is augmenting high-performance computing (HPC) with novel approaches to data processing, simulation, and modeling. Because of the computational requirements... 6 MIN READ
Grace CPU Superchip illustration.
Simulation / Modeling / Design

NVIDIA Grace CPU Superchip Architecture In Depth

The NVIDIA Grace CPU is the first data center CPU developed by NVIDIA. Combining NVIDIA expertise with Arm processors, on-chip fabrics, system-on-chip (SoC)... 9 MIN READ
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Accelerating NVIDIA HPC Software with SVE on AWS Graviton3

The latest NVIDIA HPC SDK update expands portability and now supports the Arm-based AWS Graviton3 processor. In this post, you learn how to enable Scalable... 6 MIN READ