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Correctness and Threading
By David Mackay (Intel) Posted on 11/17/08 1
We have often stated the three main points of parallelism are: Correctness, Scalability, and Maintainability.    We are working to provide better tools to improve all three aspects of software development.  The other month I wrote about Intel Threading Building Blocks which helps provide an abstr...
TBB is part of the concurrency revolution
By David Mackay (Intel) Posted on 09/19/08 3
In my first blog that I said I would blog mostly about threading and performance. This time I am writing about TBB or Intel® Threading Building Blocks. But let me begin by discussing the multi-core transition. Several years ago Intel began shifting to multi-core platforms. This was a shift for In...
Performance, Analysis, Threading and Intel Developer Forum
By David Mackay (Intel) Posted on 08/11/08 0
Performance, Analysis, Threading and Intel Developer Forum - What do all these have in common? Keep reading and I will answer this in my blog. First let me introduce myself. I joined Intel back in 1992. In my years at Intel I have always been interested in parallel programming and parallel comput...