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Code Sample: Exploring MPI for Python* on Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor

Learn how to write an MPI program in Python*, and take advantage of Intel® multicore architectures using OpenMP threads and Intel® AVX512 instructions.
Authored by Nguyen, Loc Q (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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Process and Thread Affinity for Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processors

The Intel® MPI Library and OpenMP* runtime libraries can create affinities between processes or threads, and hardware resources. This affinity keeps an MPI process or OpenMP thread from migrating to a different hardware resource, which can have a dramatic effect on the execution speed of a program.
Authored by Gregg S. (Intel) Last updated on 07/29/2019 - 08:05
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Scale-Up Implementation of a Transportation Network Using Ant Colony Optimization (ACO)

In this article an OpenMP* based implementation of the Ant Colony Optimization algorithm was analyzed for bottlenecks with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016 together with improvements using hybrid MPI-OpenMP and Intel® Threading Building Blocks were introduced to achieve efficient scaling across a four-socket Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8890 v4 processor-based system.
Authored by Sunny G. (Intel) Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 19:10
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Have a Heart: Love your Hybrid Programs

Are you working with a hybrid program that just isn't performing? Do you feel like your application is on life support?

Authored by admin Last updated on 02/12/2018 - 15:21
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Books - High Performance Parallelism Pearls

A look into the contents of the two "Pearls" books, edited by James Reinders and Jim Jeffers. These books contain a collection of examples of code modernization.
Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Hybrid Parallelism: Parallel Distributed Memory and Shared Memory Computing

There are two principal methods of parallel computing: distributed memory computing and shared memory computing. As more processor cores are dedicated to large clusters solving scientific and engineering problems, hybrid programming techniques combining the best of distributed and shared memory programs are becoming more popular.
Authored by David M. Last updated on 07/12/2019 - 08:31
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Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations with LAMMPS Optimized for Knights Landing

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.
Authored by WILLIAM B. (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Optimization of Classical Molecular Dynamics

CoMD is an open-source classical molecular dynamics code. One of its prime application areas is materials modeling.

Authored by Andrey Vladimirov Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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Parallel Programming Books

Use these parallel programming resources and books with your Intel® Xeon® processor and Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor family
Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Hybrid Parallelism: A MiniFE* Case Study

This case study examines the situation where the problem decomposition is the same for threading as it is for Message Passing Interface* (MPI); that is, the threading parallelism is elevated to the same level as MPI parallelism.
Authored by David M. Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40