General-purpose computing on graphics processing units (General-purpose graphics processing unit, GPGPU) is the utilization of a graphics processing unit (GPU), which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the central ...

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What does the adoption of Python by NVIDIA for GPGPU mean for GIS?

Today NVIDIA announced support for the Python language on its flavor of GPGPU (CUDA). Manifold GIS uses CUDA to enable some accelerated raster operations but it is not a programmable environment and ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.1 - GPU Processing Support

Does ArcGIS Server 10.1 or any of its extensions (e.g. 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst) take advantage of GPU processing? Dell have a new server, the R820, that has an option to include a GPU. Hence the ...
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Background reading on using GPUs for GIS?

I'm interested in the emerging intersection between GIS systems and GPUs, which can provide orders of magnitude improvement to certain classes of GIS problems. Do you know of any good resources ...