[IPython-dev] Musings: syntax for high-level expression of parallel (and other) execution control

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Fri Sep 11 14:44:01 CDT 2009


On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.macresearch.org/grand-central-now-open-all

And for those still listening (yes, you two over there on the right),
here's a nice followup with an example that compares a simple image
blur done with OpenMP and with GCD:

http://www.macresearch.org/cocoa-scientists-xxxi-all-aboard-grand-central

it's unfortunate he didn't have 8 or 16 cores to run it on, as getting
'linear speedup' with N=2 is a bit of a joke, but other than that the
post is a clear and informative example.

Cheers,

f


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