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Building vhost-user For OVS Today Using DPDK 2.0.0

June 9, 2015 | 2 comments

UPDATE:  16 June 2015 - The vhost-user patch was accepted and committed  no longer requiring the pre-commit patch be included with the helper script.

June 2015 Hardware Seeding Contest - Win one of 10 Android Tablets

June 8, 2015 | 0 comments

This month’s hardware seeding contest is for one of ten (10) Acer Iconia Tab 8 (model A1-840FHD) Android tablets with a quad core Intel® Atom™ Z3745 processor. That means ten game devs will walk away with one each! These tablets have a 1900x1200 8" screen, 2GB of RAM, and are fully 64-bit capable....

The compiler is to blame for everything

June 4, 2015 | 5 comments

Many programmers are very fond of blaming the compiler for different errors. Let's talk about it.

Use VTune™ Amplifier XE 2015 to analyze MPI Hybrid code

June 3, 2015 | 0 comments

Traditional OpenMP* is a fork-join parallel programming technology. First, program runs with a single master thread which is serial code, later, master thread assigns sub-tasks on created multiple threads where are in parallel region, master thread waits until all threads complete sub-tasks to meet...

What I learned exhibiting for the first time at Power of Play

June 3, 2015 | 0 comments

Power of Play 2015 was an amazing opportunity for me to exhibit Bit Ball, the game I’ve been working on for past few months. It happened to also be the first time I have ever exhibited anything that I have created. With no experience going in I was excited to see what I would learn. I’ve settled on...

Computer Vision Fun with Intel(R) INDE OpenCV

June 3, 2015 | 0 comments

A few examples playing around with the Canny edge detector feature with OpenCV libraries that comes with Intel(R) INDE.

Jim Parsons Explores Intel and Partner Innovation

June 2, 2015 | 1 comments

Have you noticed our new TV ad campaign starring Jim Parsons from “The Big Bang Theory”? Each spot highlights a single, innovative experience made possible by Intel technology. The ads are short and really fast-paced, so you might not have had time to fully appreciate our developer partners who are...

Beta Intel® Graphics Driver for Haswell and Broadwell

June 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Purpose: This beta driver is released to resolve issues some users are reporting regarding a "flickering display" issue on some Intel Haswell and Broadwell based NUC products. These beta drivers are provided "as is" and are not supported by Intel Technical Support or any other department at...

NEW Graphics Driver posted for Haswell and Broadwell.

June 2, 2015 | 0 comments

See the Release Notes for additional details. The has been posted to Intel Download Center at the following direct links to the drivers: 64 bit driver: 32 bit driver:

How to Survive a Hackathon

June 2, 2015 | 0 comments

How to prepare for and survive a hackathon Hackathons are exciting, yet daunting; challenging, yet fun. They’re an environment where like-minded people come together to creatively solve problems while meeting new people and learning new tricks.