October 1, 2009

Should Programming Supercomputers Be Hard?

Andrew Jones

Simple is a goal too far, says NAG's Andrew Jones.

Most people agree that programming parallel computers is hard, especially if performance at scale is required – that is, if it involves a large number of processors. So it is hardly surprising that the question of how to make programming supercomputers easier is a popular topic at high-performance computing (HPC) conferences.

Full story at ZDNet UK

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