This blog contains additional content for the article "Advanced Vectorization" from Parallel Universe #12:
The latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family includes a feature called Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), which can potentially improve application performance.
Intel® Math Kernel Library includes powerful and versatile random number generators that have been optimized to take full advantage of Intel
Big Data requires processing huge amounts of data. Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (aka AVX2) promoted most Intel AVX 128-bits integer SIMD instruction sets to 256-bits.