Intel Parallel Studio Retail Value $799 just for entering the contest!
Winners receive $250 Visa Gift Card and mention in the Intel Booth at IDF
If you are attending the Intel Developer Forum San Francisco 2009 and want to get started early on Intel Parallel Studio Parallelism Contest & Lab,here are all the details (note: you must attend IDF to enter the contest).
What: A 4 hour intermediate level lab at IDF where you can parallelize a serial application with Intel Parallel Studio to
enter a contest.
When: Wednesday September 23, 2-6pm
Where: Room 2010, Intel Developer Forum, San Francisco, CA
How do I get started on the contest?: Click Contest Application Details to get details about the application and how you can get an evaluation version of Intel Parallel Studio below so you can get started early on the contest. You can also show up the day of the lab and do all your work there. If you wish to attend IDF you can find out more about the conference the IDF home page.
The first 50 individuals submitting a valid entry (the original application is improved in either the overall performance improvement or best core utilization categories with Intel Parallel Studio in the Microsoft Visual Studio* solution submitted) will receive a commercial license for Intel Parallel Studio Retail Value $799. The individual with the winning entry in each category will receive one (1) $250 (two hundred fifty US dollars) Visa gift card. In total three (3) $250 US dollars Visa gifts cards will be awarded, one for each category below:
Best overall performance improvement as measured by timethis.exe
Best core utilization as measured by the Concurrency Analysis feature of Intel Amplifier in Intel Parallel
Studio on the Microsoft Visual Studio* solution.
Best use of Intel Parallel Studio as measured by the number of components of Intel Parallel Studio (Intel
Threading Building Blocks, Intel Composer, Intel Performance Primitives, Intel Amplifier and Intel
Inspector) used in tuning the application as documented in the write-up and in the Microsoft Visual Studio*
Sample Write-up: A sample write-up for your entry (Sample-write-up.doc) is attached to this posting.
More questions?: Please add your questions about the contest as a reply to this posting. General questions about Intel Parallel Studio should be posted to the Forum.
Please see the Rules for all the details.