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James Reinders is a senior engineer for Intel and has helped develop supercomputers, microprocessors and software tools for 25 years. James focuses on parallel programming models and is the author of a number of books on the topic.

Retrofitting Programming Languages for a Parallel World

Feb 23, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/parallels.JPG” alt=”” width=”78″ height=”63″ />The most widely used computer programming languages today were not designed as parallel programming languages. But retrofitting existing programming languages for parallel programming is underway. We can compare and contrast retrofits by looking at four key features, five key qualities, and the various implementation approaches.

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