Sun Studio Express July 2008 released today implements some of the new OpenMP 3.0 features in their C, C++, and Fortran compilers and tools. Runs on Solaris, OpenSolaris, and Linux, on SPARC and x86/x64 platforms, and it's a free download from the Sun Studio portal. Details on what OpenMP 3.0 [...]
»The International Journal of Parallel Programming June 2008 edition is devoted entirely to OpenMP. • Guest Editors Introduction: Special Issue on OpenMP Guang R. Gao, Mitsuhisa Sato and Eduard Ayguadé • Supporting OpenMP on Cell Kevin O’Brien, Kathryn O’Brien, Zehra Sura, Tong Chen and Tao Zhang • Performance Evaluation of [...]
From Christian Terboven's blog: OpenMP 3.0 is out, maybe a bit later than we hoped for, but I think that we got a solid standard document. At IWOMP 2008 a couple of weeks ago, there was an OpenMP tutorial which included a talk by Alex Duran (from UPC in Barcelona, [...]
The OpenMP 3.0 API Specifications forum is now open for discussing the specs document itself.
New links and information have been added to the OpenMP Compilers and the OpenMP Resources pages.
strange behavior of C function strcmp() With OPENMP virtual destructor not called with first private clause newbie question (parallel pragma) Strange memory leak in utterly simple code how to use "private" ? traverse stl containers in parallel omp_get_max_threads in parallel region default(private) large private arrays Threads that create other [...]
Here are slides from some of the tutorials presented at IWOMP 2008: Important concepts in parallelization (PDF) - Ruud van der Pas, Sun Microsystems, Menlo Park, CA, USA OpenMP under the hood (PDF) - Barbara Chapman, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA OpenMP 3.0: What's new? (PDF) - Alejandro Duran, [...]
The OpenMP Architecture Revew Board has approved the 3.0 specifications. The 3.0 draft specifications were out for public review from October thru January. The final 3.0 specs is now available. It corrects a number of typos, clarifies some issues raised during the review period, and contains completed appendicies and lists [...]
Sessions discussing OpenMP at ISC 08 in Dresden in June: Harnessing the Potential of Multicore/Manycore Processors MPI has been the prevailing programming interface for parallel computing. With the widespread use of multi/many-core computers, OpenMP will gain in importance. Professor Lutz Gross, the Director of High Performance Computing in the Earth [...]
OpenMP on Dual Core machine OPEN MP + FILE I/O execute of OpenMP program openmp overhead