OpenMP provides a powerful, portable, and simple means of threading applications. In some cases, however, developers should choose the flexibility of native threading APIs. The guidelines in this article help to identify whether OpenMP is an appropriate choice for a given situation.
An article addressing thread and task parallelism. This article can be used to optimize framework methodology. Written by Andrew Binstock--Principal Analyst at Pacific Data Works LLC and lead author of "Practical Algorithms for Programmers."
by Phil KerlySenior Software EngineerIntel Corporation, Architecture Performance Engineering
In recent years, Linux* has bolster its presence on the server, due to improved kernel support for threads. Along the way, Linux abandoned its original threading API (called Linux threads) and adopted Pthreads as its native threading interface, joining most of the UNIX variants available today. Linux developers-just like programmers working on UNIX and Windows*-can avail themselves of a second...
Download Code Package: 20160519-cpuid_topo.tar.gz
Note: All information from this article has been taken from https://01.org/powertop/
Intel® Software Tools give SAS* 9.2 a 2.68x performance boost on Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series-based serversBusiness analytics have become a fundamental asset for leading enterprises, turning mountains of data from diverse sources into actionable information that drives sound business decisions.
THE GORY DETAILS
Let’s continue from where we left off last time. Let’s figure out the why of the equation,
P = C * V^2 * (a * f)