The answer is "Yes, of course!" as I explain below. But first, an analogy.Toys, more generally - kids toys, are typically rated based on the target age group for which the toys are recommended. There is in fact a 300-odd page document that provides the guidelines! While not based on exact science, the age rating does help in toy selection.
Intel(R) Advisor XE 2013 Update 4 has a very valuable feature to help reduce time it takes to run analyses.
Intel(R) Advisor XE 2013 helps developers discover what parts of their software programs scale well. Determining scalability of a piece of code is essential to determine if it is worth parallelizing and if so, the size of an actual machine which can exploit such scalabile code.
- Intel(R) C++ Composer XE 2013 SP1 for Linux*
- Intel(R) Fortran Composer XE 2013 SP1 for Linux
- Intel(R) Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1
If you use
-mkl=cluster on your compilation line, but do not have the environment for Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 setup and installed, you will get linker errors like so:
The Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 for Linux* and Windows* combines all Intel® Parallel Studio XE and Intel® Cluster Tools into a single package. This multi-component software toolkit contains the core libraries and tools to efficiently develop, optimize, run, and distribute parallel applications for clusters with Intel processors. This package is for cluster users who develop on and build for IA-32 and Intel® 64 architectures on Linux* and Windows*, as well as customers running over the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor on Linux*. It contains:
This page provides the current Release Notes for the Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 products. All files are in PDF format - Adobe Reader* (or compatible) required. The Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 Release Notes are a superset of the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2013 and Intel® Cluster Tools Release Notes.
To get product updates, log in to the Intel® Software Development Products Registration Center.
The Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector 8.1 Update 3 for Linux* and Windows* is a low-overhead scalable event-tracing library with graphical analysis that reduces the time it takes an application developer to enable maximum performance of cluster applications. This package is for users who develop on and build for IA-32 and Intel® 64 architectures on Linux* and Windows*, as well as customers running on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor on Linux*. You must have a valid license to download, install and use this product.