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Audit Log/Access Monitor in Intel AMT
By Lance Atencio (Intel) Posted on 04/20/15 2
Audit Log (also known as Access Monitor) is an feature introduced in AMT 4.0 that provides a place to record events and introduces a new type of user called Auditor. Key features of the Audit Log are: Auditor user type that cannot be removed or altered by the Administrator Policy based events ...
Null Pointer Dereferencing Causes Undefined Behavior
By Andrey Karpov Posted on 04/20/15 2
I have unintentionally raised a large debate recently concerning the question if it is legal in C/C++ to use the &P->m_foo expression with P being a null pointer. The programmers' community divided into two camps. The first claimed with confidence that it wasn't legal while the others were...
Use which hardware PMU events to calculate FLOPS on Intel(R) Xeon Phi(TM) coprocessor?
By Peter Wang (Intel) Posted on 04/20/15 0
FLOPS means total floating point operations per second, which is used in High Performance Computing. In general, Intel(R) VTune(TM) Amplifier XE only provides metric named Cycles Per Instruction (average CPI), that is to measure performance for general programs. In this article, I use matrix1.c a...
Intel AMT and Java
By Lance Atencio (Intel) Posted on 04/17/15 2
For all of you Java developers out there that have be searching for tools to help with your Intel® Active Management Technology solutions, your search is over. I’d like to introduce you to the Intel® WS-Management Java Client Library, available for download here. This download contains source co...
Intel AMT Alarm Clock
By Lance Atencio (Intel) Posted on 04/17/15 15
  Have you ever been working and had a patch come down from your IT department that you had to install now. Or how about a virus scan that brought your machine to a crawl in the middle of your work. If so, you may wish your IT department would use AMT Alarm Clock, a feature released in the 5.1 v...
An Internet of Things developer’s desk is a sign of a creative mind
By Dirk Roziers (Intel) Posted on 04/17/15 0
How did your desk change as a result of developing Internet of Things (IoT) projects and prototypes? I’m sure that we’ve all once played the “spot the difference” game. Sometimes there are just a few and hard to find differences. However, I bet that if you look at a picture of your desk from ...
StdAfx.h
By Andrey Karpov Posted on 04/17/15 0
This article is meant for those programmers who are only getting started with the Visual Studio environment and trying to compile their C++ projects under it. Everything looks strange and complicated in an unfamiliar environment, and novices are especially irritated by the stdafx.h file that caus...
Student Lecture Journal: Developing Android Apps in 14 Weeks
By Aulia Faqih Posted on 04/16/15 0
When I was assigned to give a lecture on “Pengembangan Software Pendidikan” (Edu-Software Development) this semester for Chemistry Education Students, I was challenged. I had no idea how to teach Chemistry Education students how to build Android* applications at all.  In my opinion, learning to b...
Intel AMT WebUI Authentication issues with Internet Explorer
By Lance Atencio (Intel) Posted on 04/16/15 2
If you have extended Active Directory (AD) for use with your AMT clients and Kerberos authentication, you may have issues connecting to the AMT WebUI for those machines when using Internet Explorer (IE). This is related to authentication settings. If you experience this problem, you can first tr...
Bengaluru IoT Roadshow highlights
By Raghavendra Ural (Intel) Posted on 04/16/15 0
We had an Intel IoT roadshow at Bengaluru on 11th and 12th of April 2015 at MLR Convention center, Whitefield. We got an overwhelming response from IoT enthusiast to participate in this event. Finally, we manage to accommodate 150 participants.  We had people from different background and experi...
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Intel Releases Preproduction Windows 7 Graphics Driver
By doug.holland@intel.com Posted on 12/11/08 184
Intel yesterday made available a preproduction Windows 7 WDDM 1.1 Graphics Driver, more information can be found here.
Why Windows Threads Are Better Than POSIX Threads
By Clay Breshears (Intel) Posted on 10/19/06 65
I've used both POSIX threads (Pthreads) and Windows threads APIs, and I believe that Windows has the better programming model of the two. While each threading method can create threads, destroy threads, and coordinate interactions between threads, the reason I make this claim is the simplicity of...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 RTM
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 10/27/12 44
Hi everyone, Windows 8 has just launched, so Intel just released the new WiDi software v3.5.40.0 to support Windows 8. Therefore, in order to enable WiDi officially on your Windows 8 device, follow the steps below: 1. Download the latest graphics driver for your Intel HD graphics from the followi...
Volatile: Almost Useless for Multi-Threaded Programming
By Arch D. Robison (Intel) Posted on 11/30/07 43
There is a widespread notion that the keyword volatile is good for multi-threaded programming. I've seen interfaces with volatile qualifiers justified as "it might be used for multi-threaded programming". I thought was useful until the last few weeks, when it finally dawned on me (or if you prefe...
Windows Server 2008 "Aero Enabled" Workstation Edition
By doug.holland@intel.com Posted on 02/12/08 41
Last week Dell shipped me a new Vostro 1700 notebook which I promptly upgraded from Windows Vista Business edition to Windows Server 2008. In this blog post I'll show you how to setup Windows Server 2008 in a Workstation configuration.Windows Server 2008 installed without an issue although I coul...
Traversing concurrent_hash_map concurrently
By Anton Malakhov (Intel) Posted on 05/14/10 32
People keep asking how to traverse tbb::concurrent_hash_map concurrently with other operations. But it wouldn’t be worth the blog if there was not any problem. The Reference clearly states that: Concurrent operations (count, find, insert, and erase) invalidate any existing iterators that point i...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 Consumer Preview
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 05/29/12 30
Chances are that if you have upgraded your Wireless Display (WiDi) capable laptop or tablet (with the specs mentioned here) from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Consumer Preview, then you probably stopped being able to enjoy WiDi. The official support for WiDi on Windows 8 will come with the Intel WiDi so...
Flaws of Object Oriented Modeling
By Asaf Shelly Posted on 08/22/08 28
At the beginning of the computer era the system designers came from the world of hardware and it is noticeable. In hardware there are many working elements that can operate in parallel and most times at different rates of operation. This requires hi degree of accuracy in system timing. Chip desig...
Knights Corner micro-architecture support
By James Reinders (Intel) Posted on 06/05/12 26
How does a high performance SMP on-a-chip sound to you?  I can now share, for the first time, key details about our vision for Knights Corner (the aforementioned high performance SMP on-a-chip), and our thinking behind the software architecture and features.   There is a lot to cover here so I’ll...
Intel technologies game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces
By Shmuel Gershon (Intel) Posted on 02/27/09 26
So... Are you a skilled IT Manager? Or, did you ever wondered if you're fit to the job?Intel has released a new game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces. It is a promotional game, sure, but a very cool one. From the user guide: In IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces, you play the IT manager of a small company...

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