[Numpy-discussion] mkl usage
Thu Feb 23 13:44:25 CST 2012
On Feb 23, 2012, at 1:33 PM, Neal Becker wrote:
> Is mkl only used for linear algebra? Will it speed up e.g., elementwise
> transendental functions?
Yes, MKL comes with VML that has this type of optimizations:
Also, see some speedups in a numexpr linked against MKL here:
See also how native multi-threading implementation in numexpr beats MKL's one (at least for this particular example).
-- Francesc Alted
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