Optimize for AVX-512 with or without AVX-512 hardware

  • Overview

Optimizing vectorization becomes increasingly important as new technology like AVX-512 becomes available. Software must be both efficiently threaded and efficiently vectorized to fully utilize modern hardware.

Get an overview of what changes with AVX-512 and learn how Intel® Advisor 2017 can help you optimize for both AVX-512 and older instruction sets both with and without access to the latest hardware. See how to get accurate repeatable FLOPS metrics, measure the loop footprint to see if it fits into cache, detect unneeded gather/scatters that reduce performance and much more.

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Hi, would it be possible to get the slide deck as well for this talk?

Thanks!

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