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Nov, 2014

OpenMP ARB announces OpenMPCon and IWOMP

Nov 19, 2014|Categories: press-release|

PRESS RELEASE OpenMP ARB announces OpenMPCon and IWOMP New Orleans, Louisiana – November 19, 2014 - The OpenMP® Architecture Review Board (ARB) announces a new style OpenMP User Conference called OpenMPCon. The first OpenMPCon will be held on September 28-30, 2015 at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. It will be [...]

OpenMP ARB Announces Code Challenge at SC14

Nov 17, 2014|Categories: press-release|

PRESS RELEASE OpenMP ARB Announces Code Challenge at SC14 28 Vendors and Research Organizations Now Collaborating on Developing Standard Parallel Programming Model New Orleans, Louisiana - November 17, 2014 At SC14, the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) announces a Code Conversion Challenge. The Challenge is to users to bring in [...]

TR3 Announced – Refinements for Accelerators and Task Creation

Nov 16, 2014|Categories: press-release|

New Orleans, Louisiana – November 16, 2014 - The OpenMP® Architecture Review Board (ARB) announces the release of Technical Report 3 (TR3). TR3 provides a preview for the next OpenMP specification, OpenMP 4.1. It includes significant enhancements to the OpenMP device constructs, which support execution on GPUs, DSPs and other [...]

TR2 Announced – Tools API for Performance Analysis

Nov 15, 2014|Categories: press-release|

New Orleans, Louisiana – November 15, 2014 - The OpenMP® Architecture Review Board (ARB) confirms the release of a Technical Report defining an Application Programming Interface (API) for performance tools related to OpenMP implementations. This API is based on experience with two prior efforts to define a standard OpenMP tools [...]

SC-14 – New Orleans – Presos

Nov 10, 2014|Categories: Events, press-release|

Talks in the OpenMP Booth "OpenMP 4.0 - Paradigm Shift in Parallel Computing” (Michael Wong, IBM Canada and OpenMP ARB CEO) Slides(pdf) “OpenMP for Embedded Systems” (Sunita Chandrasekaran, UH) Slides(pdf) “Integrating OpenMP into Clang on the IBM BG/Q” (Hal Finkel, ANL) Slides(pdf) “Let’s Stay Close: cc-NUMA Support in OpenMP” (Ruud [...]

Feb, 2014

Dieter an Mey of Aachen University Appointed to OpenMP Board of Directors

Feb 13, 2014|Categories: press-release|

February 13, 2014 - Champaign, Illinois - The OpenMP ARB, a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations developing the OpenMP API specification for shared-memory parallelization, appointed Dieter an Mey to its Board of Directors. Dieter brings a wealth of experience as an OpenMP user to the [...]