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Minimize frustration and maximize tuning effort with Amdahl's Law

I recently had a question from a customer who had introduced a succesful optimization to a hot function in his application, but did not see as much improvement in the overall application as he expe

Authored by Shannon Cepeda (Blackbelt) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:51
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OpenMP* 4.0 may offer important solutions for targeting and vectorization

The upcoming OpenMP 4.0 will be discussed at SC12, and there wil

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/28/2018 - 18:28
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Processing Arrays of Bits with Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (Intel® AVX2)

It is only a few weeks until you will get a chance to get your hands on the 4th Generation Intel® Core&tm; Processor Family

Authored by Thomas Willhalm (Intel) Last updated on 03/10/2019 - 22:08
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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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New optimizations for X86 in upcoming GCC 5.0

 

Authored by Evgeny Stupachenko (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library

The Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) helps speed big data analytics by providing highly optimized algorithmic building blocks for all data analysis stages (Pre-processing, Transformation, Analysis, Modeling, Validation, and Decision Making) for offline, streaming and distributed analytics usages. It’s designed for use with popular data platforms including Hadoop*, Spark*,...
Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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The New Parallel Universe Magazine is Out: All About Vectorization

Parallel Universe is Intel's quarterly magazine that explores inroads and innovations in software development. The new issue takes a deep dive into the subject of vectorization and what it can do for you. Our first feature article looks at the SIMD directives for explicit vector programming now available in OpenMP. The second article walks you through Vectorization Advisor, a new tool in the...
Authored by Sally Sams (Intel) Last updated on 12/31/2018 - 15:00
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Three Pieces of Advice for Code Modernization Success

What three code modernization techniques would I suggest to help a programmer improve the execution performance of her code? With too many specific things to choose from, these are three recommendations for any programmer anywhere and anytime.
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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What is Thread Parallelism, and How Do I Put It to Use?

An Intro to Multi-Level Parallelism for High-Performance Computing by Clay Breshears | Life Sciences Software Architect, Intel
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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Five Big Insights from the Student Winner of the Intel® Modern Code Developer Challenge

As Shared by Mathieu Gravey, Grand-Prize Winner of the Intel Modern Code Developer Challenge
Authored by Mathieu Gravey Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08