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Choosing between OpenMP* and Explicit Threading Methods

OpenMP provides a powerful, portable, and simple means of threading applications. In some cases, however, developers should choose the flexibility of native threading APIs. The guidelines in this article help to identify whether OpenMP is an appropriate choice for a given situation.
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Controlling Floating-Point Modes When Using Intel® Threading Building Blocks

Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) 4.2 Update 4 introduced enhanced support for managing floating-pointing settings.

Authored by Alex (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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Analyzing Intel® SDE's TSX-related log data for capacity aborts

Starting with version 7.12.0, Intel® SDE has Intel® TSX-related instruction and memory access logging features which can be useful for debugging Intel® TSX's capacity aborts.

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Introducing Batch GEMM Operations

The general matrix-matrix multiplication (GEMM) is a fundamental operation in most scientific, engineering, and data applications. There is an everlasting desire to make this operation run faster.

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SPIR-V is a better SPIR with Intel® OpenCL™ Code Builder

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Intel® Performance Counter Monitor - A Better Way to Measure CPU Utilization

The Intel® Performance Counter Monitor provides sample C++ routines and utilities to estimate the internal resource utilization of the latest Intel® Xeon® and Core™ processors and gain a significant performance boost.
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Power Management States: P-States, C-States, and Package C-States

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Using OpenCL™ 2.0 Read-Write Images

While Image convolution is not as effective with the new Read-Write images functionality, any image processing technique that needs be done in place may benefit from the Read-Write images. One example of a process that could be used effectively is image composition. In OpenCL 1.2 and earlier, images were qualified with the “__read_only” and __write_only” qualifiers. In the OpenCL 2.0, images can...
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