POP webinar on OpenMP Tasking
The POP Centre of Excellence for Performance Optimisation and Productivity will be running a webinar on Using OpenMP Tasking on Monday 4th December, 14:00-14:40 GMT.
With the increasing prevalence of multi-core processors, shared-memory programming models are essential. OpenMP is a popular, portable, widely supported and easy-to-use shared-memory model. Since version 3.0, released in 2008, OpenMP offers tasking to support the creation of composable parallel software blocks and the parallelization of irregular algorithms. However, the tasking concept requires a change in the way developers reason about the structure of their code and hence expose the parallelism of it. This webinar will give an overview about the OpenMP tasking language features and performance aspects, such as introducing cut-off mechanisms and exploiting task dependencies.
Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3005867263912674049.