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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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Can You Write a Vectorized Reduction Operation?

I can. And if you read this post you will also be able to write one, too. (Might be a cool party trick or a sucker bet to make a little cash.)
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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The Unfairness of Good Syntax

The unfairness of good syntax - bad syntax is a problem; good syntax is not a solution.
Authored by Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 11:17
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Intel® Media Server Studio HEVC Codec Scores Fast Transcoding Title

Moscow State University (MSU) recently released its 2015 HEVC/H.265 Video Codec Comparison report with Intel® Media Server Studio’s HEVC codec showing significant competitive advantages in the Fast Transcoding category. For more details about these insights and other comparisons in the study, download the MSU 2015 HEVC/H.265 Video Codecs Comparison. (Both free and paid Pro versions are available.)
Authored by Sally Sams (Intel) Last updated on 10/08/2019 - 18:20
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The 0-Day Challenge: What is the Pulse of the Internet?

The core components of the Internet get updated constantly. Every time the source changes, the health and performance can change. A single source code change can fail to build, can break compatibility with existing code and can change the performance anywhere from a fraction of a percent up to 10% or more on major customer workloads. We're trying to read the pulse of our core components (Python,...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 10/15/2019 - 17:51
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Autodesk University Shows How Intel Technology Powers 3D Design & Engineering Software

At the Autodesk University event in Las Vegas, November 14-16, civil and commercial/industrial designers and manufacturers who use Autodesk software came together to see The Future of Making Things.
Authored by Tim Allen. (Intel) Last updated on 10/15/2019 - 18:32
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Doubling the Performance of OpenStack Swift* with No Code Changes

My current gig is mostly about performance. I manage a group of software engineers dedicated to the languages becoming really important to the cloud and the datacenter.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 10/15/2019 - 19:31
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The JITter Conundrum - Just in Time for Your Traffic Jam

In interpreted languages, it just takes longer to get stuff done - I earlier gave the example where the Python source code a = b + c would result in a BINARY_ADD byte code which takes 78 machine instructions to do the add, but it's a single native ADD instruction if run in compiled language like C or C++. How can we speed this up? Or as the performance expert would say, how do I decrease...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 10/15/2019 - 19:42