Researchers are needed!

Elisabeth Oswald

A guest post from Professor Elisabeth Oswald, University of Bristol: The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is recruiting for applicants interested in all aspects of leakage aware cryptographic implementations: in particular in the area of utilising[…]

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Pine Cluster Performance

Dan Gorringe

Over the summer of 2016 I created a Pine64 cluster for Embecosm, for use with their work on the TSERO project. To begin with I had a cluster of four boards and I used Linpack to benchmark my original quartet:[…]

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World’s cheapest supercomputer?

Dan Gorringe

First week of work and T Minus 1 week until Hartree HPC summer school with practically no knowledge of software programming, I used the time to learn C by completing Project Euler problems and then converting my serial programs to[…]

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Recent Updates to SDCC in Release 3.6.0

Philipp Krause

The Small Device C Compiler (SDCC) is a free optimizing standard C compiler targeting various 8-bit architectures. At FOSDEM 2015, I gave talk about SDCC. This guest blog is a quick summary of what has happened since up to the release of SDCC 3.6.0.

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RISC-V Compiler Performance Part 1: Code Size Comparisons

Graham Markall

RISC-V is an open-source Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) that was originally developed for teaching and research in computer architecture. It is rapidly moving towards becoming a standard architecture for industry applications, with Version 2.0 of the user-level ISA finalised, and[…]

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Embecosm is Recruiting!

Embecosm is Recruiting!

Judith Jones

If you are a talented software engineer who is passionate about open source and compilers, we should love to hear from you. Embecosm provides services developing free and open source (F/OSS) compilers for companies around the world. The architectures for[…]

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A Student Implementation of AAP for FPGA

Dan Gorringe

I’m yet another work experience student and yet another Daniel. In the summer of 2014 I was tasked with creating a student’s introduction to Verilog. This summer I worked with the skills previously learnt and was tasked with creating a[…]

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How to Start Your Own Open Source Business

Jeremy Bennett

Many of you reading this post will have attended the one day Open for Business conference that was hosted as part of the Wuthering Bytes festival at the end of September.  We recorded (almost) all the talks, to provide a[…]

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