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Threading Models for High-Performance Computing: Pthreads or OpenMP?

In recent years, Linux* has bolster its presence on the server, due to improved kernel support for threads. Along the way, Linux abandoned its original threading API (called Linux threads) and adopted Pthreads as its native threading interface, joining most of the UNIX variants available today. Linux developers-just like programmers working on UNIX and Windows*-can avail themselves of a second...
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BKMs on the use of the SIMD directive

We had an ask from one of the various "Birds of a Feather" meetings Intel® holds at venues such as at the Super Computing* (SC) and International Super Computing* (ISC) conferences.

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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