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Ubuntu 15.04 Provides Openstack Kilo Preinstalled for Easier Deployments on ONP Servers
By Thomas K. (Intel) Posted on 05/26/15 0
The folks here at Intel see me as a bit of an Ubuntu fanboy.  For the most part, I spend a lot of time in the lab working on the ONP Server using CentOS.   For me, it is less about being an Ubuntu fan and more about using a platform that is easier choice for Openstack developers.    I recently ha...
How to profile MPI processes on all nodes?
By Peter Wang (Intel) Posted on 05/26/15 0
VTune(TM) Amplifier XE 2015 can analyze MPI processes combined in hybrid codes in cluster system. It means that VTune Amplifier runs parallel MPI program on N ranks to collect performance data, then identify which hot function on which rank consumed highest CPU time. First at all, need to set to...
May 22nd AWS Loft + Intel Edison Workshop Highlights
By REX ST JOHN (Intel) Posted on 05/22/15 0
Here I am back at the AWS Loft giving a workshop on the topic of connecting Intel Edison to AWS. This time we got a little crazy and started incorporating some Johnny-Five and Node.js-based tracks for interested developers! .@awscloud solutions architects @AWSloft #iothackday #intelmaker pic.twi...
Innovation at Intel: Waiting for “Now” to Get Here
By Roger Chandler (Intel) Posted on 05/22/15 0
We focus a lot on innovation at Intel. I’d like to talk about why we do it. It’s about responsibility. In my opinion, Intel makes the most technologically advanced mass-produced products in the history of humanity. And every 18 to 24 months we seemingly double the performance or capabilities of ...
Cappasity 3D Scan with Intel® RealSense™ Technology
By Konstantin Popov Posted on 05/22/15 0
Konstantin Popov tells the story of how his 3D scanning solution company, Cappasity, incorporated Intel RealSense technology into their upcoming Easy 3D Scan product, which enables users of devices with Intel RealSense 3D cameras to create 3D selfies and object scans.
Power of Play – Showcasing the best in the Northwest and beyond
By Mitchell Lum (Intel) Posted on 05/22/15 0
  This past weekend I headed up to Seattle for the Washington Interactive Network’s Power of Play event. Power of Play embodies a sense of community. There were three main elements during the event that tied together nicely. A single track set of talks from indie devs like Amy Dallas of Clutch...
Power of Play 2015 - Connecting and Inspiring the Seattle Indie Game Community
By Constance C. Posted on 05/22/15 0
It’s been around for eight years now, but Power of Play has managed to outdo itself this year with an incredible level of organization and polish, all while still maintaining a tight-knit and welcoming atmosphere. The event boasted engaging and relevant talks from industry experts, recruiting eve...
Elusive Algorithms - Parallel Scan
By jimdempseyatthecove Posted on 05/22/15 1
Last month there was a query on the IDZ MIC forum "how to perform inclusive scan in C cilk" in which my initial reply was: Parallelizing this is problematic due to the next result being dependent upon the prior result. While this is not impossible, it is rather difficult and it introduces some r...
Intel® IoT Roadshow Taipei, Taiwan
By Raghavendra Ural (Intel) Posted on 05/22/15 0
We had an Intel IoT roadshow at Taipei on 16th and 17th of May 2015 at CLBC flagship. 128 attendees developed 32 working prototypes in 48 hours. We provided our IoT developer kit to each attendee which had an Intel Edison board, Arduino expansion board and many basic sensors. People also got the...
How to get JavaScript up and running after the RealSense R3 release.
By Rick Blacker (Intel) Posted on 05/20/15 2
What does this blog post cover?  It covers how to get JavaScript support up and running with Intel RealSense RealSense R3 SDK and runtime. Who is this for?  This blog post is for people who have downloaded and installed the latest  F200 DCM, RealSense R3 SDK releases of RealSense and you wis...
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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...
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...
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...
The Unity Multi Touch Source (finally)
By steve-hughes (Intel) Posted on 05/01/13 24
Hey Everybody Here is the source for the CPP and C# files needed to implement the Multi Touch Plugin DLL referred to in the previous post. Sorry it took so long to publish. Just download the zip and they're both there. I've also uploaded Touchtest.zip which is a very bad Unity app which uses the ...

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