Open source community could drop support for Russian processors

clock • 3 min read
OpenBLAS community considers dropping support for Russia's Elbrus processors
Image:

OpenBLAS community considers dropping support for Russia's Elbrus processors

Users discussing the issue on GitHub seem split between ethics and the paradigm of open source

The creators of the widely used OpenBLAS (Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms) library are considering removing code optimisations for Russian-made Elbrus E2000 processors, on the grounds that they wi...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
US and Europe dismantle global botnets and arrest key players

Law

Operation Endgame was 'the largest ever operation against botnets'

clock 31 May 2024 • 3 min read
Russian criminals use Lunar malware to breach European government agency

Threats and Risks

Attackers thought to be part of Russia's FSB

clock 17 May 2024 • 2 min read
Russian network found using genAI to spread disinformation

Threats and Risks

CopyCop aims to fuel discord and weaken support for Ukraine

clock 10 May 2024 • 2 min read

More on Open Source

Nutanix: We're staying true to open source

Nutanix: We're staying true to open source

HCI vendor promises to support CNCF projects 'across all environments'

John Leonard
clock 23 May 2024 • 4 min read
'Levelling up cybersecurity is a team effort,' says Jacob DePriest of GitHub

'Levelling up cybersecurity is a team effort,' says Jacob DePriest of GitHub

But security starts with developers, and AI isn’t going to replace them

Penny Horwood
clock 09 May 2024 • 5 min read
Redis shifts to dual source-available licensing model

Redis shifts to dual source-available licensing model

CSPs hosting Redis solutions will now be required to enter into commercial agreements

clock 22 March 2024 • 3 min read