Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Cluster Edition Initial Release Readme

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Cluster Edition for Linux* and Windows*

Deliver top application performance and reliability with the Cluster Edition of Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016. This C++ and Fortran software development suite simplifies the design, build, debug, and tune of applications that take advantage of scalable MPI, thread and vector parallel processing to boost application performance.

Key Features

  • Faster code: Boost applications performance that scales on today’s and next-gen processors
  • Create code faster: Utilize a toolset that simplifies creating fast, reliable parallel applications

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:

  • Intel® Advisor XE 2016
  • Intel® C++ Compiler 16.0
  • Intel® Cluster Checker 3.0 (Linux* only)
  • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) 2016
  • Intel® Fortran Compiler 16.0
  • Intel® Inspector XE 2016
  • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) 9.0
  • Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) 11.3
  • Intel® MPI Benchmarks 4.1
  • Intel® MPI Library 5.1 Update 1
  • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) 4.4
  • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector 9.1 Update 1
  • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016
  • Intel-provided Debug Solutions
  • Documentation

New in this release:

  • All components updated to current versions
  • Added support for:
    • Windows* 10
    • Microsoft* Visual Studio 2015*
    • Some components have added support for Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512) instructions for Intel® Many Integrated Core Architecture (Intel® MIC Architecture) used by Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor and coprocessor (code name Knights Landing)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Shell* for Intel® Visual Fortran for Windows* is updated to 2013
  • Deprecation of the following features:
    • IA-32 host installation support
    • Visual Studio* 2010 support
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 5.0 support
  • Removal of support for the following Operating Systems:
    • Fedora* 20
    • Debian* 6
  • New component: Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library added to all editions
  • New component: Intel® Cluster Checker added to Cluster Edition for Linux* only

Refer to the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Release Notes for more details.

Contents:

  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Cluster Edition for Linux*
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016.tgz
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_online.sh
      Online Installer which has smaller file size. This installer may save you download time as it allows you to select only those components you desire to download. You must be connected to the internet during installation with this installer.
  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Cluster Edition for Windows*
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer which has smaller file size. This installer may save you download time as it allows you to select only those components you desire to download. You must be connected to the internet during installation with this installer.
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