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.
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...
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A Matrix Multiplication Routine that Updates Only the Upper or Lower Triangular Part of the Result MatrixBackground
Intel® MKL provides the general purpose BLAS* matrix multiply routines ?GEMM defined as follows:
(This work was done by Vivek Lingegowda during his internship at Intel.)