This is the archive for June, 2014


OpenMP Timeline

The latest issue of Intel’s Parallel Universe magazine has a wonderful graphic that depicts the history of the OpenMP specifications (on page 41):

Latest News Items

Here are a few news items relating to OpenMP:

Multicore Software Development Kit for HPC available now for Keystone II devices, incl. OpenMP, OpenCL & MPI
http://e2e.ti.com/support/dsp/c6000_multi-core_dsps/f/639/t/340420.aspx

Article on The New World of Embedded Multicore Processing with Open Programming Models
http://eecatalog.com/multicore/2014/05/07/the-new-world-of-embedded-multicore-processing-with-open-programming-models/

Article on programming heterogeneous multicore embedded SoCs
http://www.embedded.com/design/mcus-processors-and-socs/4430037/Programming-heterogeneous-multicore-embedded-SoCs

Article on parallelization of the matrix product using OpenMP. http://www.appentra.com/parallel-matrix-product/

Slides on efficient scheduling of OpenMP and OpenCL workloads on APU. See http://slidesha.re/1kKRz20

Talk on C++ SIMD parallelism with Intel Cilk Plus and OpenMP 4.0. See http://meetingcpp.com/index.php/tv14/items/20.html

Benchmarking LLVM’s Clang OpenMP Support Against GCC
http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?100917-Benchmarking-LLVM-s-Clang-OpenMP-Support-Against-GCC&p=420040

Release of GCC new version 4.9 RC1, with support for OpenMP 4.0, and Intel Cilk plus.
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTY2MTM