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Intel Xeon Phi Processor High Performance Programming, 2nd Edition by Avinash Sodani, James Reinders, James Jeffers

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Chapter 8

Tasks and threads

Abstract

Discusses the key techniques, i.e., OpenMP, Fortran 2008, TBB, or MKL, which are expected to be the most popular for Knights Landing. Emerging trends and options are discussed briefly. The compatibility of Knights Landing means that much more is possible than covered in a short chapter.

Keywords

OpenMP; Threading building blocks(TBB); Affinity; OpenMP nesting; hStreams; OpenMP block time; Hot teams

What is new with Knights Landing in this chapter?

Knights Landing is a processor fully able to benefit from all standards for exploiting the full capabilities of processors.

It was tempting to not include this chapter. After all, Knights Landing is simply a high core count processor from Intel. That means ...

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