[Numpy-discussion] Numpy and OpenMP
Mon Mar 17 18:07:10 CDT 2008
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 6:03 PM, Gnata Xavier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ok fine. Fine but in a few months quadcores will be "cheap". Using
> numpy, I now I never get the best performances on a multicores machine
> and I do not care. I just get the best
> performance/time_needed_to_code_that ratio, by far, and that is why IMHO
> numpy is great :). The problem is that on a multicore machine, this
> ratio is not that high because there is no way to perform s = sum(A) in
> a "maybe-sub-obtimal but not nonocore" way. Sublinear scaling (let say
> real life scaling) will always be better that nothing.
Please, by all means go for it.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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