Christian Terboven at the University of Aachen continues his experiments with OpenMP 3.0 tasking: »More on Tasking in OpenMP 3.0 We already played a lot with Tasking and are looking into how well it can be applied to *real* applications. In the “Introduction to Parallel Programming” lecture and also in [...]
The following topics are currently being discussed over at the »OpenMP General Forum: Global scope & threadprivate leads to undefined symbol How can I install openMP packages on Ubuntu? Any good 3.0 examples? Does OpenMP implementation clean up the threads itself? Custom reduction operators in OpenMP Calculate CPU Utilization Only [...]
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 5th International Workshop on OpenMP: Evolving OpenMP in an Age of Extreme Parallelism - will take place in Dresden (Germany) from the 3rd June through the 5th June 2009. The workshop will be hosted by the Center for Information Services & High Performance Computing (ZIH) at the Dresden University [...]
»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, [...]