Developer Access Program (DAP) for Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor Codenamed Knights Landing (KNL)

Knights Landing is the codename for Intel’s 2nd generation Intel® Xeon Phi™ Product Family, which will deliver massive thread parallelism, data parallelism and memory bandwidth – with improved single-thread performance and Intel® Xeon® Processor binary-compatibility in a standard CPU form factor. Additionally, Knights Landing will offer integrated Intel® Omni-Path fabric technology, and also be available in the traditional PCIe* coprocessor form factor.

What is DAP for Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor Codenamed Knights Landing (KNL)?

DAP is an early access program for developers worldwide to purchase an Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor based system aka SAMURAI Developer Platform. Unleash your code’s potential with the SAMURAI Developer Platform for Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor codenamed Knights Landing (KNL).

Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor Platform Options

Based on the leading edge Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor codenamed Knights Landing, the SAMURAI Developer Platform is available in affordable pedestal and rack configurations. It delivers massive thread parallelism, data parallelism, memory bandwidth, and is binary compatible with the widely deployed Intel® Xeon® processors.

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key features

The Samurai KNL Tower  features an Intel® Xeon Phi x200 Self Hosted Processor that is designed to be hosted in office environments.

  • Intel® Xeon Phi x200 Processor
  • Up to 72cores and 16GB MCDRAM
  • 6 Channels of DDR4 memory
  • Tower Design with Liquid cooling

The XENON M24 Quad2U is a high performance server designed for HPC workloads featuring 4 independent nodes in a 2U chassis.

  • Self-Hosted Intel® Xeon® Phi x200 per Node
  • Up to 384GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM per Node
  • 3x 3.5″ Hot-swap drives per Node
  • Optional OmniPath or Infiniband Interconnect

XENON MIC Clusters

The Intel® Xeon® Phi architecture is a massively parallel platform that utilizes high-performance cores and advanced interconnect technologies to accelerate time-to-insight. With XENON you can customize an Intel® MIC cluster solution that fits your precise use case or application needs. XENON’s cluster solutions are powered by the Self-Hosted Intel® Xeon® Phi x200 Nodes and can help your company capitalise on the data explosion by processing large or compute-intensive workloads without increasing the power budget or physical footprint of your data center.