Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Nawal Copty, our OpenMP representative, about writing parallel applications using OpenMP, and about the new features in the OpenMP 4.0 specification. The video is available on youtube.
The set of recent videos can be accessed either through the Oracle Learning Library, or as a playlist on youtube.
It is cool. I like the talk.
This will be my last blog entry here. I'm leaving Oracle after 16
amazing years. I've had a fantastic time, and I'm glad to have been
question about data (mis)alignment is "Where did it come
from?". So here's a reasonably detailed answer to that...
If the compiler has...
A while back I wrote up how to use dtrace to
identify misaligned loads in 32-bit apps. Here's a script to do
the same for 64-bit apps: