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OpenMP ARB releases OpenMP 5.1 with vital usability enhancements

2020-11-13T14:13:35+00:00Nov 13, 2020|

While the primary focus has been enhancements, clarifications and corrections to the 5.0 specification, several useful new features have been added such as support for interoperability with lower level APIs like CUDA and HIP.

Mentor Graphics and the University of Basel join the OpenMP effort

2020-05-14T09:36:29+00:00May 14, 2020|

“We are delighted to welcome Mentor and the University of Basel as our newest members”, says Michael Klemm, CEO of the OpenMP ARB, “Both are very active in the open source and scientific community, and underline the relevance of the OpenMP API in the HPC community.”

OpenMP API Helps Speed up Search for COVID-19 Drug

2020-04-14T14:12:31+00:00Apr 06, 2020|

Speeding up drug discovery is urgently required and researchers around the world are using AutoDock 4.2 to identify novel drug candidates against COVID-19. This use case shows that the OpenMP API provides a useful and stable environment for node-level parallelization of AutoDock 4.2.

The University of Tennessee joins the OpenMP effort

2020-04-06T17:42:22+00:00Dec 02, 2019|

"The University of Tennessee has been involved in the development of many standards over the past thirty years", says Jack Dongarra, Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee. “We are proud to continue that effort in helping to define community standards by joining the OpenMP ARB.”

OpenMP ARB Releases Technical Report 8

2020-04-06T17:42:51+00:00Nov 12, 2019|

The OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) has released Technical Report 8, the first preview for the future OpenMP API, version 5.1. Commenting on the announcement the OpenMP Language Committee Chair Bronis R. de Supinski said, "While 5.1 will include only a small set of new features, TR8 demonstrates that those additions, such as the 'assume' directive, will provide important usability enhancements."

OpenMP Hackathon at Brookhaven National Laboratory

2020-04-06T17:43:13+00:00Oct 08, 2019|

The OpenMP hackathon held at Brookhaven National Laboratory involved eight application teams from US national labs and universities working to fully leverage pre-Exascale systems using the latest OpenMP features. The event was sponsored by the Exascale Computing Project (ECP), the OpenMP ARB, cOMPunity and the SOLLVE team.

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