Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2 Readme

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2 for Linux*, Windows*, and macOS*

Deliver top application performance and reliability with the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2. 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 Intel® 64 architectures on Linux*, Windows*, and macOS*, as well as customers running over the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors and coprocessors on Linux*. There are currently 3 editions of the suite:

  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2 Composer Edition, which includes:
    • Intel® C++ Compiler 17.0 Update 2
    • Intel® Fortran Compiler 17.0 Update 2
    • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) 2017 Update 4
    • Intel-provided Debug Solutions
    • Intel® Distribution for Python* 2017Update 2
  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2 Professional Edition adds the following utilities:
    • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Advisor 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Inspector 2017 Update 2
  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 Update 2 Cluster Edition includes all previous tools plus:
    • Intel® MPI Library 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector 2017 Update 2
    • Intel® Cluster Checker 2017 Update 2 (Linux* only)
    • Intel® MPI Benchmarks 2017 Update 1

New in this release:

  • All components updated to current versions
  • Migration to SHA-256 digital signatures on Linux*
  • Intel® Advisor:
    • Roofline Analysis is released as a public feature
    • Added call stacks for FLOPS and Trip Counts that enable total metrics
    • Filter by module for Survey, FLOPS, and Trip Counts collections
  • Intel® Cluster Checker:
    • Added additional support for Intel® Xeon Phi™ product family x200 processors
    • Added additional support for Intel® Omni-Path Architecture
  • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library:
    • Added Deep Learning feature extensions
    • Added API extensions for data parallelism scheme
  • Intel® Inspector: Support for C++17 std::shared_mutex
  • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives:
    • Introduced support for Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor x200 leverage boot mode in examples
    • Added new functions in ZLIB to support user-defined Huffman tables
  • Intel® Math Kernel Library:
    • Intel® AVX-512 code is dispatched by default on Intel® Xeon® processors
    • Added support for Intel® Threading Building Blocks in various functions
  • Intel® MPI Library: Added a new environment variable, I_MPI_MEMORY_LOCK, to prevent memory swapping to the hard drive
  • Intel® Threading Building Blocks:
    • Added template class gfx_factory to the flow graph API
    • Fixed a possible deadlock caused by missed wakeup signals in task_arena::execute()
  • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector:
    • Improved the color changing scheme
    • MPI Performance Snapshot adds Pcontrol support
    • MPI Performance Snapshot adds idle time per function metric
  • Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE:
    • Added support for mixed Python and native code in Locks and Waits analysis
    • Added support for performance analysis of a guest Linux* operating system via Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) from a Linux* host system with the KVM Guest OS option
    • Enriched HPC Performance Characterization

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_2017_update2.tgz
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_cluster_edition_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for Fortran and C++ 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_for_cpp_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for C++ 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_for_fortran_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for Fortran 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_2017_update2_composer_edition.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ 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_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_cpp.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_cpp_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ 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_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_fortran.tgz
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_fortran_online.tgz
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran 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: l_comp_lib_2017.2.174_comp.cpp_redist.tgz
      Redistributable Libraries C++
    • File: l_comp_lib_2017.2.174_comp.for_redist.tgz
      Redistributable Libraries Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-2017-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
  • Windows* packages
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_cluster_edition_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for Fortran and C++ 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_for_cpp_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for C++ 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_2017_update2_professional_edition_for_fortran_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Professional Edition for Fortran 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_2017_update2_composer_edition_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran and C++ 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_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_cpp_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_cpp_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ 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_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_fortran_setup.exe
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran only
    • File: parallel_studio_xe_2017_update2_composer_edition_for_fortran_online_setup.exe
      Online Installer for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran 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: ww_icl_redist_msi_2017.2.187.zip
      Redistributable Libraries for 32- and 64-bit msi files for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++
    • File: ww_ifort_redist_msi_2017.2.187.zip
      Redistributable Libraries for 32- and 64-bit msi files for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-2017-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
  • macOS* packages
    • File: m_ccompxe_2017.2.046.dmg
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for C++ which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: m_ccompxe_online_2017.2.046.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_2017.2.163.dmg
      Redistributable Libraries C++
    • File: m_fcompxe_2017.2.046.dmg
      Offline Installer package for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran which has bigger size and contains all components of the product
    • File: m_fcompxe_online_2017.2.046.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_2017.2.163.dmg
      Redistributable Libraries Fortran
    • File: get-ipp-2017-crypto-library.htm
      Directions on how to obtain the Cryptography Library
For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.

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Could you consider integration of Intel OpenCL and Deep Learning SDKs with a Cluster Edition of Intel Parallel Studio XE?

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