News – 2015

09 Sep 2015H2020 EXTRA kicks off

With the kickoff meeting in London, Maxeler has begun its involvement in the H2020 EXTRA project. EXTRA targets future exascale HPC applications through new architectures, tools that include reconfiguration as a design concept, and applications that are tuned to exploit run-time reconfiguration.

05 Sep 2015Early Dataflow computing paper recognised as significant publication at FPL Conference

The publication “StReAm: Object-oriented Programming of Stream Architectures Using PAM-Blox” (2000) by Oskar Mencer, Heiko Hübert, Martin Morf and Michael Flynn has been recognised as one of the most significant and influential papers in 25 years of the FPL conference. The work covers a precursor to Maxeler’s current commercial dataflow compiler. The first International Conference [...]

06 Apr 2015Juniper Networks Advances Application Performance and Acceleration with New Compact Compute-Integrated Network Switch

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today unveiled the QFX5100-AA, a new application acceleration switch, and the QFX-PFA, a new packet flow accelerator module, together providing a ground-breaking data center switch that consolidates compute resources and customizable logic into the network. Building on Juniper’s proven QFX product family, the QFX5100-AA and QFX-PFA [...]

11 Feb 2015Michael Flynn Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award

Michael Flynn receives 2015 Computer Pioneer Award LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., February 2015 – Early IBM designer and Stanford University professor emeritus Michael Flynn has been awarded IEEE Computer Society’s 2015 Computer Pioneer Award. Flynn is well known for Flynn’s Taxonomy, a classification of computer architectures he developed in 1966. He is currently Board Chairman at [...]