GPU Support to Hail


Based on the chat with @tpoterba on Gitter, I learnt that @jbloom is working on linalg to leverage GPU by hail.

As per @tpoterba suggestion, I am creating this thread to keep track of the development of linalg on this topic.

linalg docs stub:


@jbloom, I would like to start contributing for enabling hail to leverage gpu.
Is there any design doc or can you share some idea on the linalg, so that I can also get along with you in contributing to this.

I have worked on spark-scala and have a bit experience in python. I am ready to learn the required stuff in contributing to linalg. So can you please share the required topics, I need to get a handle on, in order to start taking up the feature development.