High Performance Computing

Teams of modern-day explorers leverage high performance computing (HPC) as their tool for discovery and path to solving some of the world’s most impactful and complex problems. Accelerating time to insight and deploying HPC at scale requires incredible amounts of raw compute capability, energy efficiency, and adaptability that are uniquely found in the Xilinx platform.

What High Performance Computing Solutions can do for you

With custom datapaths and memory hierarchies, and a rich developer toolset, Xilinx FPGA accelerated applications can enable optimized hardware and software implementations with the flexibility to adapt to changing requirements without sacrificing performance and energy efficiency.

C/C++, OpenCL, RTL kernel support for faster development

Maximum processing performance per watt

Lowest power consumption

Solution Advantages

Xilinx FPGAs and ACAP devices are uniquely suited for low latency acceleration of high performance algorithms and workloads. Benefits of adaptable hardware acceleration enable performance increase of 10X-1000X with less CPU time consumed.

Vitis unified software platform

  • Optimized compiler for host applications
  • Cross compiler for the adaptable hardware
  • A robust debugging environment
  • Profilers to identify performance bottlenecks and optimize the application

Alveo Acceleration Boards

  • Offer complete development platforms
  • Solutions for compute, storage and networking needs


  • Various cloud vendors
  • On-premise to cloud mobility of solutions

Featured Applications

Target high performance computing workloads include genomics sequencing, scientific simulations, oil and gas reservoir modeling, molecular dynamics, particle physics modeling, bioinformatics, and machine learning.

Python-Based Matrix Operation Accelerator,

Python-Based Matrix Operation Accelerator

Acceleration vs. CPU: N/A

Illumina Ultra-rapid analysis of Next Generation Sequencing

DRAGEN Complete Ultra-rapid analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

Acceleration vs. CPU: 90X

CFD Kernels optimized for Xilinx Alveo

CFD Kernels optimized for Xilinx Alveo

Acceleration vs CPU: up to 4x

Get Started

Leverage our partner ecosystem or develop your own application.

Set Up Alveo On-Premises

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Test drive in the Cloud

Accelerate your workflows with Alveo Accelerator Cards in the Cloud.

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Download Smith-Waterman Demo

Smithwaterman Genetic Sequencing Demo on an SDAccel support FPGA acceleration card.

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Develop your own Applications

Learn about Vitis™ unified software platform development environment.

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