[HAIFUX LECTURE + PLEASE VOTE] Automatic parallelization in GCC - Razya Ladelsky
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Sat Mar 31 21:19:11 IDT 2012
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Part II: Lecture announcement
On Monday, April 2nd at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear a talk by
Razya Ladelsky (IBM HRL):
Automatic parallelization in GCC
*** Please note the change of room! ***
With the emergence of multicore architectures there is a growing need
for automatic parallelization, that distributes sequential code into
multi threaded code. OpenMP defines language extensions to C, C++, and
Fortran for implementing multi-threaded shared memory applications.
Generation of such extensions by the compiler relieves programmers from
the manual parallelization process. OpenMP specification has been
implemented in GCC, and is part of the standard release since version 4.2.
In this talk we review the OpenMP and the data dependence support which
serve as the basic infrastructure for the automatic parallelization in
GCC. We describe the capabilities of the automatic parallelization,
demonstrated by some examples, and show its benefits with SPEC2006
experiments. Finally, we discuss current and future directions of work
that may further extend the optimization's applicability.
We meet in Taub building, room 3. For instructions see:
Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
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