Tools and Downloads
INTEL® MANYCORE TESTING LAB
Take advantage of this opportunity to develop, test and validate your Threading Challenge 2011 code using the latest hardware and software in a remote 40-core (80-thread) development environment. Previously only available to members of the Intel Academic Community, with the Intel® Manycore Testing Lab option you can now see results similar to what our judges will see; knowing how well your code is doing before you submit your entry. Click Here to request access. Please add "Contest Intel Manycore Testing Lab Account" in the email subject line. Learn more about the Intel® Manycore Testing Lab.
(Use of the Intel® Manycore Testing Lab for this contest is optional to all participants and will not be a factor in determining the winners for any problems.)
INTEL® THREADING BUILDING BLOCKS
Consider using the Intel® Threading Building Blocks to help code your entries. Take advantage of this opportunity and download the open source version (source code and binaries) of this excellent tool: Click Here
PARALLEL PROGRAMMING KNOWLEDGE BASE
This is a collection of known solutions to problems on "How to thread" applications to work well with multi-core platforms. It contains reference applications, code samples, how-to articles, reference materials, and case studies. Why reinvent the wheel? Click Here to access this wealth of information.
THREADING CODE SAMPLES
This contains a number of samples illustrating various thread programming and design paradigms. Click Here to quickly locate the code sample applicable to your programming situation and get a jump-start on your coding project.
NON-COMMERCIAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Intel has expanded its offerings of free tools for non-commercial software development. This offering is provided to developers who are developing software on their own time without compensation. Non-commercial means you are not getting compensated in any form for the products and services you develop using these Intel® Software Development Products. Click Here to download.
INTEL® CONCURRENCY CHECKER
The Intel Concurrency Checker is a free, fast and easy software assessment tool that allows you to measure the level of concurrency of your parallel programming code. Use this checker to measure concurrency and then make changes to your code to achieve new results. You can upload your results to Intel and receive an online software assessment and recommendation report. Click here to learn more and to download.
Check out the Intel Software Products page for other tools, like the Intel® Parallel Studio, to help optimize and thread your application.