Tag Archives: Threading

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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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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The Design of OpenMP Thread Affinity

Exascale machines will employ significantly more threads than today, but even on current architectures controlling thread affinity is crucial to fuel all the cores and to maintain data affinity, but both MPI and OpenMP lack a solution to this problem … Continue reading

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1.5 hours for an Introduction to Parallel Programming

Whenever Prof. Christian Bischof, the head of our institute, is on duty to give the Introduction to Programming (de) lecture for first-year Computer Science students, he is keen on giving the students a glimpse on parallel programming. Same as in … Continue reading

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How OpenMP is moving towards version 3.1 / 4.0

Not yet carved in stone, but the current plan of the OpenMP Language Committee (LC) is to publish a draft OpenMP 3.1 standard for public comment by IWOMP 2010 and to have the OpenMP 3.1 specification finished for SC 2010 … Continue reading

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HPCS 2009 Workshop material: OpenMP + Visual Studio

As announced in a previous post already, I was involved in two workshops attached to the HPCS 2009, hosted by the HPCVL in Kinston, ON, Canada. Being back in the office now I found some time to upload my slide … Continue reading

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Re: Book Review: C# 2008 and 2005 Thread Programming (Beginner’s Guide)

I was told that the book I covered in my last review can be get way cheaper over at Packt Publishing. There is also an eBook version available.

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