The Fourth Workshop on the Intersections of Computer Architecture and Reconfigurable Logic (CARL 2015)

Portland, Oregon - Sunday, June 14, 2015

Oregon Convention Center, Room D-132

Co-located with ISCA 2015

CARL 2015 Speaker: Prabhat K. (PK) Gupta, Intel

Xeon+FPGA Platform for the Data Center


This talk discusses the use of Xeon platforms with tightly coupled FPGA accelerators to deliver better performance efficiency for targeted workloads. The talk will describe the features of the platform and the hardware and software programming interfaces. The discussion will also cover various accelerator functions and applications that are targeted for the platform.

Speaker Bio

PK is the Director of Cloud Platform Technology in the Data Center Group / Cloud Platform Group at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for developing platform technologies for accelerating cloud workloads, including the Xeon-FPGA acceleration platform. Prior to that, he was the CTO of Intel's Modular Communications Platform Division and the Director of Engineering of Network Building Block Division in Intel's Communications Infrastructure Group. PK has been with Intel since the acquisition of Dialogic in 1999. He joined Dialogic in 1996 and held various engineering positions, including the VP of Engineering. Prior to Dialogic, PK was at Hughes where he led the development of satellite and cellular communication products. PK holds 15 patents and is the author of numerous papers for journals and conference proceedings. PK holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Rhode Island and a MBA from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.