As part of my focus on software performance, I also support and consult on implementing scalable parallelism in applications.
The dust of SC’11 starts to settle and several announcements around OpenMP have been made in Seattle.
Just this past week, a senior radio telescope astronomer told me about the shift from C++ back to Fortran in his corner of the world. It is all about efficiency.
Develop a methodology for the tuning phase of the development cycle. The tuning phase increases performance incrementally where possible.
Q: How to get Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) Static threaded libraries?
The N-Body problem is a classic example used frequently to demonstrate parallelization and how it improves performance.