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Is it time to replace the TOP 500 list?

A new TOP500 list was released at SC12. Is this one-dimensional benchmark still relevant in today's diverse HPC fields of computation?
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:00
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Migrating Fortran Projects to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor

This article focuses on aspects of porting Fortran codes to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.  Most of the documentation for the coprocessor is C/C++ centric.

Authored by Last updated on 06/17/2019 - 15:47
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Applying Intel® Threading Building Blocks Observers for Thread Affinity on Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors

In spite of the fact that the Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) library [1] [2] provides high-level task based parallelism intended to hide sof

Authored by Alex (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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How Intel® AVX Improves Performance on Server Application

The latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family includes a feature called Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), which can potentially improve application performance.

Authored by Thai Le (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 13:10
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Optimized Pseudo Random Number Generators with AVX2

Intel® Math Kernel Library includes powerful and versatile random number generators that have been optimized to take full advantage of Intel

Authored by gaston-hillar (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:00
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Optimizing Big Data processing with Haswell 256-bit Integer SIMD instructions

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.

Authored by gaston-hillar (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:00
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Improving MPI Communication between the Intel® Xeon® Host and Intel® Xeon Phi™

MPI Symmetric Mode is widely used in systems equipped with Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors.

Authored by Nguyen, Loc Q (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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How Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Rocketed the Development of Hypersonic Vehicles

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) Laboratory is focused on futuristic vehicles such as airplanes and spacecraft that travel at high speeds.

Authored by Sally Sams (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Celebrating a Decade of Parallel Programming with Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB)

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB).

Authored by Sharmila C. (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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Modernizing Software with Future-Proof Code Optimizations

by Henry A. Gabb, Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel Software and Services Group

Authored by Henry Gabb (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10