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May, 2018

20 Years of OpenMP Article in Scientific Computing World

openmp Michael Klemm, CEO, and Matthijs van Waveren, marketing coordinator for the OpenMP ARB, along with Jim Cownie, principal engineer, Intel Corporation (UK), consider the development of OpenMP over the last 20 years. The article appears in the current issue of Super Computing World, and requires registering for a free account (if you don't already have one.)

Apr, 2018

Barbara Chapman Appointed to OpenMP Board of Directors

The OpenMP ARB announces the appointment of Barbara Chapman to its Board of Directors. Barbara Chapman is a professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and of Computer Science, at Stony Brook University. She is also director of Computer Science and Mathematics at Brookhaven National Lab, where she leads an effort to evolve OpenMP and its implementation for large-scale scientific applications. Barbara aims to improve outreach and training activities to facilitate the adoption of OpenMP.

Mar, 2018

OpenMP Task Parallelism for Faster Genomic Data Processing

Genomic sequencing is being leveraged for a wide range of applications such as helping plant breeders select for traits for higher-yielding, more nutritious, and disease-resistant crops; diagnosing and treating diseases; and tracing the ancestry of organisms in the tree of life. With the cost of this technology dropping precipitously since the advent of High-Throughput Sequencing (HTS), sequence data are being generated at an accelerating pace, challenging the ability to store, process, and analyze it. more...

Dec, 2017

An Interview with InsideHPC

View the insideHPC video from SC17 where Michael Klemm discuss the OpenMP ARB, the latest Technical Report 6 (TR6) and asks for feedback via the OpenMP Forum. more

Nov, 2017

SC17 In-Booth Talks Video and Slides Available

Twelve in-booth talks from SC17 - Denver are now viewable from our SC'17 Presentations Page.

Release of OpenMP Technical Report 6 (TR6) Addresses Top User Requests

OpenMP ARB Technical Report 6 (TR6) extends TR4 adding a number of key features and is a preview of OpenMP 5.0, expected in November 2018. more

Oct, 2017

OpenMPCon 2017 Presentations Now Available for Download

The presentations from the 3rd OpenMP developers conference are now available for download from the OpenMPCon website. The conference is the annual forum for the discussion of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP. more

Using OpenMP – The Next Step

New book: "Using OpenMP - The Next Step"; covering the OpenMP 4.5 specifications, with a focus on the practical usage of the language features and constructs. “This book is a must have for everyone interested in making the best use of the OpenMP language.” - Michael Klemm, CEO OpenMP ARB. more

Sep, 2017

OpenMP Accelerator Support for GPUs

Blog: An overview of the OpenMP accelerator support including the latest OpenMP 4.5 features that enhance GPU accelerator support for Fortran, C/C++ and help take us toward Exascale Computing.

OpenMP @ SC17 Denver, Co.

Join us in Denver, Co. for SuperComputing 2017 where we will be celebrating 20 years of OpenMP as well as releasing the OpenMP 5.0 Beta specification. In addition we have a packed agenda of other OpenMP events, inc. booth talks, BOF, tutorials, and papers. more