A Guide To GPU Implementation And Activation
SearchDataCenter, February 12th, 2020
February 12, 2020,
Volume 263, Issue 2

Data center GPU usage goes beyond hardware. Admins must work with vendors and developers to have the right software architecture and code to benefit from GPUs

"Graphics processing unit hardware is straightforward to install on most general-purpose servers, but its benefits are not automatic; they require the combined support of a software framework, drivers, hypervisor extensions and a GPU-enabled application to unlock any benefits.

A graphics processing unit chip can contain one or more separate GPU cores -- similar to CPU chips. However, the GPU chip itself is almost never enough to fulfill GPU roles, so the latest GPU chip sockets are rarely directly integrated onto server motherboards..."

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