Monthly Archives: September 2008

Debugging parallel programs with Visual Studio: MPI (using Allinea DDTLite)

Just this week Allinea released it’s DDTLite plugin for Visual Studio 2008. I have been using a beta version for a couple of weeks now and in my humble opinion, DDTLite extends the MPI cluster debugger of Visual Studio 2008 … Continue reading

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C++0x: OpenMP loop parallelization without pragmas?!

Some people are complaining that OpenMP’s approach of using pragmas to annotate a program is not very nice, as pragmas / the OpenMP directives are not well-integrated into the language. Personally, I like the OpenMP approach and think it has … Continue reading

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Building and Using BOOST.MPI on Windows HPC Server 2008

If you are a MPI programmer, you probably know that there are C++ bindings for MPI, which nowadays come with most MPI distributions. Personally, I find they are ugly and do not provide any advantage over using the plain C … Continue reading

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