Intel Corp has released Parallel Studio 2011, a set of four tools designed to mainstream software development on multicore x86 architectures. The update folds in a number of parallel programming technologies that the company has acquired or developed independently over the past few years, including the Cilk Arts and RapidMind technologies, and Intel’s own Ct data parallel language framework.
The dominant storyline in high performance computing this year was not about technology, but the economy. Eleven companies in the HPC space were either acquired or went out of business in 2009. We recap their stories here.
Another one bites the dust.
AMD’s first OpenCL implementation targets the company’s favorite CPU.