James Reinders

Software Programmer

James Reinders is a software programmer with a passion for Parallel Programming and Parallel Computer Architecture. He has contributed to the development of some of the world’s fastest computers, and the software tools that make that performance accessible for programmers. James has shared this passion in classes, webinars, articles and has authored eight books for software developers. James enjoyed 10,001 days working at Intel, and now continues to share his passion to help others “Think Parallel.”

Accelerated Python: Give Python an Even Bigger Boost with No Code Changes

If You’re ‘As Clever As You Can Be When You Write It,’ Can Intel Parallel Studio Help You Debug It?

If You’re ‘As Clever As You Can Be When You Write It,’ Can Intel Parallel Studio Help You Debug It?

One of my favorite quotes is from Brian Kernighan, who wrote: “Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So, if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever...

Now Available: Intel’s 2019 Software Development Tools

Now Available: Intel’s 2019 Software Development Tools

Intel Parallel Studio XE is an expansive suite of software development tools made specifically for building and analyzing software written in C, C++, Fortran, and Python. In my opinion, if you develop C, C++, Fortran, or Python...

Inside Intel’s Graphics Performance Analyzers Version 2018 R2

Inside Intel’s Graphics Performance Analyzers Version 2018 R2

The Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) team describes their tool with this tag line: “Improve your game's performance by quickly identifying problem areas.” Any program that depends on good frame rates will benefit...

OpenCL Is for GPUs Too

OpenCL Is for GPUs Too

OpenCL started as a solution for GPUs, but it has recently received a lot of attention as a solution for FPGAs. So much so, in fact, that I’ve heard people wonder if OpenCL was for GPUs still. Yes, it is. More than ever! OpenCL is...

Intel’s OpenVINO™ Toolkit: Deep Learning + Vision + Heterogenous Compute

Intel’s OpenVINO™ Toolkit: Deep Learning + Vision + Heterogenous Compute

Intel recently renamed its Computer Vision SDK as the OpenVINO™ toolkit. Looking at all that’s been added, it’s not surprising Intel wanted a new name to embrace all the new functionality. Included in the toolkit are three new...

Accelerated Python: The Momentum Continues

Accelerated Python: The Momentum Continues

Intel’s support of Accelerated Python continues to be the logical choice for any performance-sensitive Python users. The team has added many new features recently including Python 3.6 support, performance enhancements for...

A Look at Intel’s 2019 Software Development Tools

A Look at Intel’s 2019 Software Development Tools

Intel’s software development tools continue to advance year after year, supporting new processors and standards, improving performance, and taking compatibility seriously. For dependable, top-performance tools for x86 and x86-64,...

Flow Graph Analysis for Performance

Flow Graph Analysis for Performance

Flow graphs have been used to represent programming since the earliest days because they’re such a powerful way to think about programming. Real-time programming, event-based programming, and parallel programming have all helped...

The Several Faces of Intel Compilers

The Several Faces of Intel Compilers

Intel compilers are extremely popular with performance-minded developers who compile C, C++, or Fortran for the x86 architecture (32 or 64 bit). The quest for top performance is the key attribute that users single out. If you ask...

Concurrency for Hash Tables

Concurrency for Hash Tables

C++ Performance Tuning with Intel Threading Building Blocks

Are You Ready for a 5x Python Performance Boost?

Are You Ready for a 5x Python Performance Boost?

In the highly competitive world of CAD/CAE where high performance is everything, software developers can now add real value by using an accelerated Python implementation. And I have some test results from DATADVANCE, known for...

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