Kerry Hammil – Parallel Programming

Why it’s coming and How to prepare
Recent hardware trends – the slowing of processor frequency scaling in favor of multiple cores, the proliferation of specialized compute devices such as graphics processors, and the emergence of cloud computing – are pushing parallel programming techniques into the mainstream. Recent developments in computer hardware architecture, describe the challenges inherent in parallel programming and introduce tools and libraries that make parallel programming accessible to mainstream developers.

Recorded 2009-11-06 at Øredev –

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