The idea of having GPU Offloading in SQL Server 2017 is quite attractive. It might be the key to all your performance woes in SQL Server. However, it is not the case.
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Currently, GPU acceleration is supported in SQL Server 2017 Machine Learning Services and ‘MicrosoftML’ rxNeuralNet packages only. A Nvidia Cuda enabled GPU is required as a prerequisite. Here are the requirements below:
system.file("mxLibs/x64", package = "MicrosoftML")
See this blog post for more information.
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