Category Archives: OpenACC

New article on OpenMP 4.0 online

A while ago I published a list with articles and tutorials on OpenMP 4.0, including the German article on heise Developer I wrote together with Michael Klemm (Intel). A slightly modified English version of our text now appeared in issue … Continue reading

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SC13 Tutorial on Advanced OpenMP: Performance and 4.0 Features

You will attend SC13 in Denver and you want to learn about using the new OpenMP 4.0 features? Our tutorial will help you out.

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Articles and Tutorials on OpenMP 4.0

You should have heard by now that OpenMP 4.0 has finally been released, you can find the official statement on openmp.org: http://openmp.org/wp/2013/07/openmp-40/. It really is a major new release and therefore it will take a while until all implementations have … Continue reading

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OpenMP 4.0 almost ready after recent F2F meeting

Last week’s OpenMP Language Committee face-to-face (F2F) meeting was meant to resolve the final outstanding issues to get the OpenMP 4.0 specification ready. With this week’s concall I assume we achieved just that and now it is our editor’s turn … Continue reading

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OpenMP 4.0 RC2 has been released

In addition to the new features already present in release candidate one (RC1), the second draft of the next OpenMP specification release contains the following additions (quoted from openmp.org): Initial accelerators support: Device Data Environments (p16), target constructs (p68: target, target data, target … Continue reading

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OpenMP 4.0 RC2 is well on it’s way

Long time no blog post. But I have good news to share today: Yesterday the OpenMP Language Committee (LC) hold the final votes on a set of tickets (read: extensions or corrections) to find their way into OpenMP 4.0 RC2, … Continue reading

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OpenMP 4.0 RC1 and the Accelerator TR available

Quoting from openmp.org: OpenMP, the de-facto standard for parallel programming on shared memory systems, continues to extend its reach beyond pure HPC to include embedded systems, real time systems, and accelerators. Release Candidate 1 of the OpenMP 4.0 API specifications … Continue reading

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Expect big OpenMP 4.0 news for SC12

Expect big news on OpenMP 4.0 for next week’s SC12. The OpenMP Language Committee – responsible for developing the standard – always planned to release the next version of the standard as a draft for public comment in time for … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at OpenMP for Accelerators (aka OpenACC v2?)

During our OpenACC Workshop I contributed a brief talk on the current status of the OpenMP for Accelerators proposal. It caused some interest, because if successful, this proposal will be the de-facto successor of OpenACC, fully integrated into the rest … Continue reading

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