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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*.

Criado por Mike P. (Intel) Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 19:51
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Dynamic Languages Take Over the Internet

The server world has really embraced Python in a big way. For example, the OpenStack project is a very popular Infrastructure as a Service offering, and most of it is written in Python. This makes Python a leader for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), Software Defined Storage (SDS) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).
Criado por David S. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 19:43
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Exposing Processor Features to Dynamic Languages

Intel® for its part invests countless hours and billions of transistors to add features in our silicon products which will speed up people's lives. If only they knew how to take advantage of it! Part of our job in dynamic languages is what I call "putting the cookies on the bottom shelf". Make this advanced technology easily consumable, and show you the value of it so you can be sure to use it.
Criado por David S. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 19:43
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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,...
Criado por David S. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 19:42
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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...
Criado por David S. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 20:00
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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.)
Criado por Sally Sams (Intel) Última atualização em 06/07/2019 - 20:30
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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.)
Criado por Clay B. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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Vectorized Reduction 2: Let the Compiler do that Voodoo that it do so well

As I mentioned in my previous post about writing a vectorized reduction code from Intel vector intrinsics, that part of the code was just the finishing touch on a loop computing squared difference of complex values.
Criado por Clay B. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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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.

Criado por David S. (Blackbelt) Última atualização em 06/07/2019 - 17:10
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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.
Criado por Última atualização em 04/07/2019 - 11:17