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.
Intel is bringing to market, in anticipation of general availability of the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor (codenamed Knights Landing), the Developer Access Program (DAP). DAP is an early access program for developers worldwide to purchase an Intel Xeon Phi Processor based system.
Apply the concepts of parallelism and distributed memory computing to your code to improve software performance. This paper expands on concepts discussed in Part 1, to consider parallelism, both vectorization (single instruction multiple data SIMD) as well as shared memory parallelism (threading), and distributed memory computing.
An Intro to Multi-Level Parallelism for High-Performance Computing by Clay Breshears | Life Sciences Software Architect, Intel