Tachyum engineering teams are working hard to bring Prodigy to market. You can see the progress we are making in our development updates and demo videos.
Experts from Tachyum have spoken about various topics such as artificial intelligence or high-performance computing on stages all around the world. You can watch the recordings of these presentations all in one place.
Feb 20, 2024
PMU Running on Prodigy FPGATachyum press release on Feb 20, 2024
Tachyum added a Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) to its Prodigy FPGA emulation system, empowering customers and partners with the ability to address bottlenecks and better optimize Prodigy performance for all applications and workloads.
Dec 6, 2023
Tachyum Runs Supercomputing Vector LINPACK on Prodigy FPGATachyum press release on Dec 6, 2023
Tachyum has successfully completed vector-based High-Performance LINPACK (HPL) testing using 1kb vectors on the Prodigy FPGA.
LINPACK, a widely used benchmarking program for supercomputers, measures a system’s floating-point computing power by solving a random, dense system of linear equations to determine performance and accuracy. Following scalar LINPACK benchmarks using Prodigy’s IEEE-compliant scalar Floating-Point Unit (FPU), Tachyum has now advanced to vector LINPACK.
Nov 28, 2023
Prodigy Software Distribution PackageTachyum press release on Nov 28, 2023
The Prodigy software distribution is a completely integrated software stack and package that is ready for deployment “as is.” It is available as a single pre-installed image for Tachyum’s early adopters and customers. Applications have been tested to work out of the box so that customers can immediately start using the reference design. If users encounter any issues during deployment, the software can be quickly and easily restored to its original image.
Nov 7, 2023
Tachyum Runs FreeBSD on Prodigy FPGA PrototypeTachyum press release on Nov 7, 2023
FreeBSD operating system is now running on the Tachyum’s Prodigy® FPGA prototype as part of efforts to ensure that customer requirements are met prior to tape-out of the world’s first universal processor.
FreeBSD powers modern servers, desktops and embedded platforms in environments that value performance, stability and security. It is the platform of choice for many of the busiest websites and the most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.
Sep 26, 2023
Tachyum Runs x86-64 Binaries on Prodigy FPGATachyum press release on Sep 26, 2023
Tachyum has successfully demonstrated a seamless execution of a non-native (x86_64) application under Linux running on the Prodigy FPGA emulation system. This capability will ensure the availability of a wide range of software applications to customers from day one, when the Prodigy Universal Processor becomes generally available next year.
Sep 19, 2023
LLVM Ported to Tachyum ArchitectureTachyum press release on Sep 19, 2023
LLVM is the latest addition to an already rich and robust collection of applications, system software, frameworks and libraries running under QEMU emulation and tested by FPGA emulation in advance of Prodigy chip production.
Aug 2, 2023
Tachyum Demonstrates Support for Xen HypervisorTachyum press release on Aug 2, 2023
Tachyum has completed porting of all the software necessary for chip validation on the Prodigy FPGA prototype before it is sent for tape out with the successful running of the Xen hypervisor on a QEMU software emulator.
Jul 11, 2023
BMC & UEFI Integration on Prodigy FPGATachyum press release on Jul 11, 2023
Following porting and demonstrating standalone applications, Tachyum is progressing to full software distribution. It completed integration of BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) and UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) platforms and now it entered beta version. These firmware packages are now functional and integrated into the Prodigy FPGA prototype system.
Jun 20, 2023
IEEE Compliant Floating Point UnitTachyum press release on Jun 20, 2023
Prodigy’s design was verified with the most recent version of the industry-standard Berkeley TestFloat, a widely used test for supercomputers that checks the fundamental soundness of a floating-point implementation against the standard Berkeley SoftFloat, testing all modes and special cases of the IEEE Standard.
May 31, 2023
Applications Regressions Running on Prodigy FPGA
Tachyum has achieved another milestone on the road to commercialization of Prodigy, the world’s first Universal Processor, as it begins testing key applications on Prodigy FPGA prototypes.
Having recently completed the porting and testing necessary for system-software like UEFI, BMC, bootloader, and operating systems through the toolchains, Tachyum has now completed porting of other applications to test a wide range of workloads on the FPGA prototype.
Mar 6, 2023
Tachyum Hosts Slovak President to Showcase Prodigy InnovationTachyum press release on Mar 3, 2023
Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová visited Tachyum’s Bratislava offices to witness first-hand the progress of the Prodigy Universal Processor, which is in the final stage of development. President Čaputová met with Tachyum founder and CEO Radoslav Danilak and a team of engineers to discuss topics such as innovation, green economy, sustainability and attracting top regional talent.
Feb 14, 2023
Kubernetes Running Natively on Prodigy ISATachyum press release on Feb 14, 2023
Tachyum’s software team deployed its Prodigy emulation with K3s server, a lightweight Kubernetes distribution ideal for testing; two agents; and NGINX, an open-source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer, HTTP cache, and a web server.
Jan 31, 2023
UEFI Running Natively on Prodigy FPGATachyum press release on Jan 31, 2023
Tachyum has successfully demonstrated Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) running on the Prodigy Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware emulation system, representing a critical piece of the company’s test strategy and ensuring that Tachyum’s Prodigy hardware is maturing on pace for production later this year.
Jan 20, 2023
A video demonstration of Ceph client running on Prodigy, the world’s first Universal Processor.
Nov 29, 2022
Tachyum Successfully Runs LINPACK on FPGA With IEEE 754-2019 Compliant FPUTachyum press release on Nov 29, 2022
The vector unit includes copies of 16 Floating-Point Units (FPUs) and additional shuffle and reduction operations. While there are many instructions to test in a vector unit, the Floating-Point vector operations are the hardest part of a vector unit, and that part is now successfully behind Tachyum’s product development team.
LINPACK measures a system’s floating-point computing power by solving a dense system of linear equations to determine performance. It is a widely used benchmark for supercomputers, including the NSCC Slovakia Supercomputer.
Nov 2, 2022
Tachyum Successfully Runs Docker on Prodigy EmulationTachyum press release on Nov 2, 2022
Tachyum’s software team has successfully run native Docker under the Go programing language (Golang) on its Prodigy emulation.
This success is another key piece in the native Tachyum infrastructure software stack on the way to finalizing the company’s vision of Universal Computing Centers unifying cloud, supercomputing, AI and services based on unified and universal processors.
Oct 26, 2022
Tachyum Unveils Flattened Networking for Prodigy Exascale SupercomputersTachyum press release on Oct 26, 2022
Among the performance milestones reached through Tachyum’s flattened networking capabilities is achieving network bandwidth with RoCE of 186 Gbps between servers.
Additionally, bandwidth increases to 224 Gbps per lane will be available in 2025, and 1024 lanes in 2U switching with OSFP-XD in the near future.
Oct 11, 2022
Tachyum Runs Native Security-Enhanced Linux to Ensure Protection of Critical InfrastructureTachyum press release on Oct 11, 2022
Tachyum’s Prodigy, the world’s first universal processor, successfully runs Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux), the security architecture for Linux systems that allows administrators to have more control over who can access a system.
This latest success of Tachyum’s software team helps satisfy customer requirements in many of its key markets.
Sep 20, 2022
Tachyum Demonstrates Baseboard Management Controller on Prodigy EmulationTachyum press release on Sep 20, 2022
Tachyum demonstrates the final piece of its core software stack with a Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) running on a Prodigy, the first Universal Processor, emulation system. This milestone enables the company to provide OEM/ODM and system integrators with complete software and firmware stack and serves as a key component of the upcoming Tachyum Prodigy® 4 socket reference design.
Sep 14, 2022
Quality Assurance (QA) Testing for Prodigy Universal ProcessorTachyum press release on Sep 14, 2022
Tachyum has performed several billion test cycles to ensure the stability of Prodigy FPGA hardware emulators. Now, at QA stage, it will run trillions if not quadrillions of test cycles to demonstrate reliability before product tape-out. The QA process covers component testing, integration testing, regression testing, and performance testing.
May 3, 2022
Tachyum Prodigy FPGA Running Applications in Linux Interactive Mode
Tachyum has progressed to running applications in Linux interactive mode on Prodigy FPGA hardware with SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processing) Linux and the floating-point unit enabled on the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) prototype of its Prodigy Universal Processor.
In this video we briefly demonstrate the FPGA hardware, before moving on to a demo of a typical user session. We perform basic commands for working with the file system, processes, permissions, printing information about architecture, boot sequence, and terminal. Finally, we demonstrate the capability of running applications by running
Mar 25, 2022
DEMO: Software Team Update - March 2022
The Tachyum software team has reached a huge milestone in Tachyum’s ever-expanding software ecosystem with the porting of FreeBSD to the Prodigy Universal Processor. Support for FreeBSD is key to addressing our broad range of customer requirements.
Our video presents FreeBSD in the context of other operating systems, illustrates FreeBSD’s features that make it a strong candidate for data center applications, and discusses the interesting and challenging development flow required for the porting. Our demonstration of FreeBSD running in a Prodigy environment showcases a working network interface using a simple web server, and FreeBSD development tests running using the
Feb 28, 2022
DEMO: Software Team Update - February 2022
KVM Virtualization Demonstration
Tachyum Prodigy® has the ability to run virtual machines on the Prodigy instruction set. Tachyum software team has implemented support for the KVM (Linux kernel) Hypervisor. This is a big step in the Tachyum Prodigy software ecosystem for future customers. Tachyum will have virtualization from day one.
Jan 26, 2022
DEMO: Software Team Update - January 2022
UEFI, Linux Kernel, QEMU, and GCC.
Jan 17, 2022
World Premiere of Human Brain-Scale AI Powered by Tachyum’s Prodigy
First machine in history of humanity to exceed the speed and capacity of human brain
Faster and sustainable computation speed for AI is critical for advancement in all aspects of human life: for faster drug discovery and vaccine development, climate change impact assessment, weather forecasting, personalized medicine and much more.
Nov 10, 2021
Tachyum at ITAPA 2021 International Congress
Watch the highlights of Tachyum presentations at ITAPA 2021 International Congress.
Nov 9, 2021
Prodigy emulation ecosystem presentation at ITAPA 2021 International Congress
Watch Martin, one of Tachyum’s developers, presenting the Prodigy emulation system to one of the attendees at the Tachyum booth at ITAPA 2021 International Congress in Bratislava, Slovakia.
The video is in Slovak, please be sure to turn on captions.
Nov 8, 2021
Software emulation demo at ITAPA 2021 International Congress
The emulation portal grants our partners access to virtual machines running on the Tachyum Prodigy architecture as well as the FPGA prototype. That way they can test the compatibility of the tools they are using or ask our software team for assistance with porting these programs.
Aug 31, 2021
Tachyum Boots Linux on Prodigy FPGA
Watch the Linux boot process on the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) prototype of the Prodigy Universal Processor.
Jun 24, 2021
ISC 2021 Recorded Presentation
Recorded presentation of Tachyum’s Prodigy Universal Processor summarizing processor features, benefits at the data center and global levels, and case studies that include the upcoming NSCC Slovakia Supercomputer deployment.
Jun 16, 2021
Tachyum FPGA at GLOBSEC
Tachyum presenting the Tachyum Prodigy® FPGA-Based Emulator at GLOBSEC 2021 in Bratislava
Jun 16, 2021
GLOBSEC Talk: Human Brain-Scale Artificial Intelligence: Coming to Us
GLOBSEC2021 Bratislava Forum: Keynote remarks by Radoslav Danilák - Co-Founder and CEO, Tachyum
May 14, 2021
Video presentation and slides: Tachyum at HPC User ForumView PDF
Tachyum CEO Dr. Radoslav Danilak, presenting at the HPC User Forum.
Apr 27, 2021
Video presentation: Tachyum at DIA CIO
DIA (Defence Intelligence Agency) CIO Virtual Summit connected together government agencies, academia and the private sector.
Dec 1, 2020
Demo: UEFI Demo for Prodigy - Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
UEFI Demo for Prodigy
Dec 1, 2020
Demo: Apache Tomcat and software debugging on Prodigy
Apache Tomcat and software debugging
Aug 26, 2020
Demo: Tachyum Prodigy Native AI Supports TensorFlow and PyTorch
Tachyum’s AI instruction set demo
Aug 11, 2020
Demo: Tachyum Demo Shows Prodigy will be Faster than NVIDIA and Intel Chips
Prodigy executes instructions at speed correctly
Aug 4, 2020
Demo: Tachyum Prodigy is running x86, ARM, and RISC-V binaries (1)
Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python running natively on a Prodigy emulator
Aug 4, 2020
Demo: Tachyum Prodigy is running x86, ARM, and RISC-V binaries (2)
Installing and running emulated x86, ARM and RISC-V binaries on a Prodigy emulator
Aug 4, 2020
Demo: Tachyum Prodigy is running x86, ARM, and RISC-V binaries (3)
Running a web server built out from the mix of x86 and native binaries on a Prodigy emulator