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Vectorization - Find out what it is, Find out More!

One of my performance focus areas for this year is vectorization.

Authored by Shannon Cepeda (Blackbelt) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:08
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Seeing One TeraFlop/sec, the software side, and feeling a bit emotional

I've known this day was coming - but when I saw Knights Corner clearly sustaining a TeraFlop (DGEMM, wide range of block sizes) per second - I was surprised by my emotional reaction inside.

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:08
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TACC symposium and programming two SMP-on-a-chip devices

Real results for many-core processors illustrate the power of a familiar configuration (SMP) even when reduced to a single chip.

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:08
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Knights Corner Micro-Architecture Support

How does a high performance SMP on-a-chip sound to you?

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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Knights Corner: Open source software stack

Knights Corner: Open source software stack

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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Migrating Fortran Projects to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor

This article focuses on aspects of porting Fortran codes to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.  Most of the documentation for the coprocessor is C/C++ centric.

Authored by Last updated on 06/17/2019 - 15:47
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C-States, P-States, where the heck are those T-States?

I had an interesting question come across my desk a few days ago: “Is it still worthwhile to understand T-states?” My first response was to think, “Huh? What the heck is a T-state?”

Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:00
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Applying Intel® Threading Building Blocks Observers for Thread Affinity on Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors

In spite of the fact that the Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) library [1] [2] provides high-level task based parallelism intended to hide sof

Authored by Alex (Intel) Last updated on 08/01/2019 - 09:30
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Power Configuration Part 0: Introduction: Yikes, there is a lot that is not documented

I was hoping to write a brief two part overview of how to configure the various power settings for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.

Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:00