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Introduction to OpenMP* on YouTube*

Tim Mattson (Intel) has authored an extensive series of excellent videos as in introduction to OpenMP*.

Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:51
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How to Plot OpenMP* Scaling Results

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Authored by Cownie, James H (Intel) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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A Parallel Stable Sort Using C++11 for TBB, Cilk Plus, and OpenMP

This article describes a parallel merge sort code, and why it is more scalable than parallel quicksort or parallel samplesort. The code relies on the C++11 “move” semantics.

Authored by Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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Quick start to performance analysis and code optimization with Intel® Cilk™ Plus or OpenMP* and Intel® System Studio or Intel® Parallel Studio XE

This article demonstrates how to start using the optimization methodology with Intel VTune Amplifier & Intel Cilk Plus language extensions quickly and easily
Authored by Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00
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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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Fine-Tuning Optimization for a Numerical Method for Hyperbolic Equations Applied to a Porous Media Flow Problem with Intel® Tools

This paper presents an analysis for potential optimization for a Godunov-type semi-discrete central scheme, for a particular hyperbolic problem implicated in porous media flow, using OpenMP* and Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2.
Authored by Last updated on 07/03/2019 - 20:00
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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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OMP_PROC_BIND is Now Supported on Compatible Non-Intel Processors

The newest versions of the Intel® C++ and Fortran compilers now support OpenMP* environment variable OMP_PROC_BIND on compatible non-Intel processors for Linux* and Windows* platfo

Authored by Kenneth Craft (Intel) Last updated on 07/12/2019 - 15:35
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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