A number of tool vendors have announced they will be providing versions of their software tailored to supporting Intel® Many Integrated Core Architecture, starting with the
Building and Running 3D-FFT Code that Leverages MPI-3 Non-Blocking Collectives with the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster EditionThis application help developers to use Intel® Software Development Tools and the 3D-FFT code sample from the Scalable Parallel Computing Lab (SPCL), Zurich.
Option "-z defs" is no longer needed to detect missing symbols in code targeting Intel® MIC Architecture at link time
Prior to Intel® Compiler 15.0 in the offload compilation model, the binaries targeting the Intel MIC Architecture were generated as dynamic libraries (.so).
The Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2017 or later for Fortran Windows* and Linux* have a feature enhancement supporting ASSUME_ALIGNED directive at point of use for allocatable arrays or pointers.
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