This is the archive for September, 2008


IBM Releases XL Compilers with OpenMP 3.0 Support

The IBM XL C/C++ V10.1 and IBM XL Fortran V12.1 compilers have been released for both the AIX and Linux platforms. The XL C/C++ V10.1 compilers include full support for OpenMP V3.0. The XL Fortran V12.1 compilers include support for a subset of OpenMP V3.0 features.

For details and trial downloads, please refer to

http://www-01.ibm.com/software/awdtools/fortran/ for XL Fortran and to

http://www-01.ibm.com/software/awdtools/xlcpp/ for XL C/C++.

OpenMP at SC08

Supercomputing 2008

OpenMP will be at Supercomputing ‘08 in Austin, TX, Nov 17-21:

  • A Birds of a Feather meeting OpenMP 3.0: Ushering in a New Era of Parallelism on Tuesday, Nov 18, 5.30-7.00 pm
  • The OpenMP booth on the exhibit floor, manned by OpenMP experts giving demos and answering questions.

If you’re planning to attend SC’08, stop by and say hello!