How to check which CUDA version is installed on Linux

There are several ways and steps you could check which CUDA version is installed on your Linux box

Identify the CUDA location and version with NVCC

Run which nvcc to find if nvcc is installed properly.
You should see something like… more

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16/08/2017

When would SQream DB be right for me?

When would SQream DB be right for me?

I’ve been a part of SQream DB for over three years, now entering the fourth year.
I started out in the core of the product – the SQL parser and compiler written in Haskell.

My experience with the product started out in pure amazement… more

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05/05/2017

Matching SM architectures (CUDA arch and CUDA gencode) for various NVIDIA cards

I’ve seen some confusion regarding NVIDIA’s nvcc sm flags and what they’re used for:
When compiling with NVCC, the arch flag (‘-arch‘) specifies the name of the NVIDIA GPU architecture that… more

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11/11/2016

SQream DB string cheat-sheet

SQream DB string cheat-sheet

There is some lack of handy documentation for SQream DB – a fast, GPU based analytics SQL database.
I decided to make a few cheat sheets to help out my fellow SQream DB DBAs.

Strings

SQream DB Cheat sheet - Strings
Download as PDF – SQream DB Cheat sheet – Strings (164KB)

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19/06/2016

Nvidia GTX 1080 vs Nvidia Tesla K40 – Installing a GTX1080 in a Dell R720

Nvidia GTX 1080 vs Nvidia Tesla K40 - Installing a GTX1080 in a Dell R720

At SQream Technologies, we use Nvidia graphics cards in order to perform a lot of the heavy database operations.
With SQream DB, we usually recommend using a Tesla K40 or K80 card. While a… more

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05/06/2016

X crashes after installing Nvidia driver on CentOS or RHEL

IT

Recently I’ve been having trouble with the Nvidia driver on CentOS 6.

Opening any kind of app that uses the GPU like Google Chrome, Firefox or even Nvidia’s own nvidia-settings causes X to crash and… more

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11/02/2016

Haskell programmers

Dropping so many $ while earning so few $

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27/10/2015

Overheard (6)

A: You must make an animal sacrifice before every attempt to install new cabal packages

B: We could light some incense at the very least

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10/06/2015

Overheard (5)

A: fold is the most difficult function

B: … why?

A: ARE YOU FUCKING WITH ME??

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19/05/2015

Where are the GPU based SQL databases?

Where are the GPU based SQL databases?

The following is a blog post I wrote for the SQream Technologies blog.

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05/05/2015