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Dec, 2019

The University of Tennessee joins the OpenMP effort

Nov 15, 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.”

Nov, 2019

OpenMP ARB Releases Technical Report 8

Nov 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 announcment the OpenMP Language Committee Chair Bronis R. de Supinski said, "We are excited about this first public step towards OpenMP 5.1. 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." more

Oct, 2019

OpenMP Hackathon at Brookhaven National Laboratory

Blog Report: 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. more

Jun, 2019

May, 2019

OpenMP @ ISC 2019

Join us at ISC 2019 in Frankfurt (June 16-20) for the BOF 'OpenMP 5.0 is Here: What do I Need to Know About it and What's Coming Next?, plus two tutorials: 'OpenMP Common Core: Learning Parallelization of Real Applications from the Ground-Up' and 'Advanced OpenMP: Performance and 5.0 Features'. more

Apr, 2019

The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre joins the OpenMP effort

The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Germany (LRZ) has joined the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations creating the standard for the most popular shared-memory parallel programming model in use today.

Feb, 2019

Nov, 2018

MHPCC and the U of Manchester Join the OpenMP Effort

The Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) and the University of Manchester have joined the OpenMP ARB. This brings the number of vendors and research organizations now collaborating on developing the standard parallel programming model to 33.

OPENMP 5.0 IS A MAJOR LEAP FORWARD

SC18, Dallas, Texas – November 8, 2018 – The OpenMP® Architecture Review Board (ARB) is pleased to announce Version 5.0 of the OpenMP API Specification, a major upgrade of the OpenMP language. The OpenMP community has made many requests since version 4.5 was introduced in 2015. As a result OpenMP 5.0 adds many new features that will be useful for highly parallel and complex applications. OpenMP now covers the entire hardware spectrum from embedded and accelerator devices to multicore systems with shared-memory. Vendors have made reference implementations of parts of the standard, and user courses will soon be given at OpenMP workshops and major conferences. More...