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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

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.
Authored by Last updated on 06/01/2017 - 11:19

Threading Models for High-Performance Computing: Pthreads or OpenMP?

In recent years, Linux* has bolster its presence on the server, due to improved kernel support for threads. Along the way, Linux abandoned its original threading API (called Linux threads) and adopted Pthreads as its native threading interface, joining most of the UNIX variants available today. Linux developers-just like programmers working on UNIX and Windows*-can avail themselves of a second...
Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40