By Erik Niemeyer (Intel Corporation) and Ken Strandberg (Catlow Communications*)
An article addressing thread and task parallelism. This article can be used to optimize framework methodology. Written by Andrew Binstock--Principal Analyst at Pacific Data Works LLC and lead author of "Practical Algorithms for Programmers."
LAMMPS is an open-source software package that simulates classical molecular dynamics. As it supports many energy models and simulation options, its versatility has made it a popular choice. It was first developed at Sandia National Laboratories to use large-scale parallel computation.
This is the first article in a series of articles about High Performance Computing with the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.