Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4 Readme

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4 for Linux*, Windows*, and OS X*

Deliver top application performance and reliability with the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4. This software development suite combines Intel's C/C++ compiler and Fortran compiler; performance and parallel libraries; error checking, code robustness, and performance profiling tools into a single suite offering.

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 users who develop on and build for IA-32 and Intel® 64 architectures on Linux*, Windows*, and OS X*, as well as customers running over the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor on Linux*. There are currently 3 editions of the suite:

  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4 Composer Edition, which includes:
    • Intel® C++ Compiler 16.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Fortran Compiler 16.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) 2016 Update 4
    • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) 9.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) 11.3 Update 4
    • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) 4.4 Update 6
    • Intel-provided Debug Solutions
  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4 Professional Edition adds the following utilities:
    • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016 Update 4
    • Intel® Advisor XE 2016 Update 4
    • Intel® Inspector XE 2016 Update 3
  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Update 4 Cluster Edition includes all previous tools plus:
    • Intel® MPI Library 5.1 Update 3
    • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector 9.1 Update 2
    • Intel® Cluster Checker 3.1 Update 2 (Linux* only)
    • Intel® MPI Benchmarks 4.1 Update 1

New in this release:

  • Following components updated to latest version:
    • Intel® C++ Compiler 16.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Fortran Compiler 16.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) 2016 Update 4
    • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) 9.0 Update 4
    • Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) 11.3 Update 4
    • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) 4.4 Update 6
    • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016 Update 4
  • Bug fixes and documentation updates

For more information on the changes listed above, please read the individual component release notes available from the main Intel® Parallel Studio XE Release Notes page.

Resources:

Contents:

  • Linux* packages
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4.tgz
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_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.
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_composer_edition_update4.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ Linux* only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_composer_edition_for_cpp_update4.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ Linux* only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_composer_edition_for_fortran_update4.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran Linux* only
    • File: l_comp_lib_2016.4.258_comp.cpp_redist.tgz
      Redistributable Libraries C++
    • File: l_comp_lib_2016.4.258_comp.for_redist.tgz
      Redistributable Libraries Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-90-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
  • Windows* packages
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_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.
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_composer_edition_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ Windows* only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_composer_edition_for_cpp_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ Windows* only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2016_update4_composer_edition_for_fortran_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran Windows* only
    • File: ww_icl_redist_msi_2016.4.246.zip
      Redistributable Libraries for 32-bit and 64-bit msi files for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++
    • File: ww_ifort_redist_msi_2016.4.246.zip
      Redistributable Libraries for 32-bit and 64-bit msi files for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-90-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
  • OS X* packages
    • File: m_ccompxe_2016.4.070.dmg
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ OS X* which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: m_ccompxe_online_2016.4.070.dmg
      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.
    • File: m_comp_lib_icc_redist_2016.4.210.dmg
      Redistributable Libraries C++
    • File: m_fcompxe_2016.4.070.dmg
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran OS X* which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: m_fcompxe_online_2016.4.070.dmg
      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.
    • File: m_comp_lib_ifort_redist_2016.4.210.dmg
      Redistributable Libraries Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-90-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
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