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

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

Backing up and restoring a Jetson TK1 – or how our first Jetson TK1 just died….

Unfortunately, our first Jetson TK1 board just died. Overnight, the board shut down at some point and in the morning it wouldn’t boot up. No SSH access, no ping and no output over HDMI.

While a lot… more

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16/04/2015