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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.

Postcards From the Edge of Parallel Computing

Jul 30, 2010 |

HotPar workshop spotlights latest work in parallelism.

Concurrent and Parallel Are Not The Same

Jul 8, 2009 |

Portability or efficiency? Neither is guaranteed when writing explicit parallel code.