The latest Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family includes a feature called Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), which can potentially improve application performance.
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.
By Taylor Kidd, Intel Corporation
This article is essentially a collection of blogs I wrote on the same subject. The differences are simply a degree of formalism.