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C++ AMP: Accelerated Massive Parallelism with Microsoft Visual C++

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Capitalize on the faster GPU processors in today’s computers with the C++ AMP code library—and bring massive parallelism to your project. With this practical book, experienced C++ developers will learn parallel programming fundamentals with C++ AMP through detailed examples, code snippets, and case studies. Learn the advantages of parallelism and get best practices for harnessing this technology in your applications.

Discover how to:

  • Gain greater code performance using graphics processing units (GPUs)
  • Choose accelerators that enable you to write code for GPUs
  • Apply thread tiles, tile barriers, and tile static memory
  • Debug C++ AMP code with Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Use profiling tools to track the performance of your code

About the Author

Kate Gregory has been using C++ for over twenty years and is well-known as an enthusiastic instructor, speaker, and author. Managing, mentoring, technical writing, and technical speaking occupy much of her time, but she still writes code every week. Kate is the author of over a dozen books and speaks at DevTeach, TechEd (USA, Europe, Africa), and TechDays, among others. Kate is a C++ MVP, a founding sponsor of the Toronto .NET Users Group, the founder of the East of Toronto .NET Users group, and a member of adjunct faculty at Trent University in Peterborough. Since January 2002 she has been Microsoft Regional Director for Toronto and since January 2004 she has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional designation for Visual C++. In June 2005 she won the Regional Director of the year award and in February 2011 she was designated Visual C++ MVP of the year for 2010. Her firm, Gregory Consulting Limited, is based in rural Ontario and helps clients adopt new technologies and adjust to the changing business environment.

Table of Contents

ForewordIntroductionChapter 1: Overview and C++ AMP ApproachChapter 2: NBody Case StudyChapter 3: C++ AMP FundamentalsChapter 4: TilingChapter 5: Tiled NBody Case StudyChapter 6: DebuggingChapter 7: OptimizationChapter 8: Performance Case Study—ReductionChapter 9: Working with Multiple AcceleratorsChapter 10: Cartoonizer Case StudyChapter 11: Graphics InteropChapter 12: Tips, Tricks, and Best PracticesOther Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735664739
Author:
Gregory, Kate
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Miller, Ade
Subject:
Programming / Parallel
Subject:
Computer Languages-C++
Subject:
C++;CUDA
Subject:
Programming Languages - C
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Developer Reference
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 in

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » C++
Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » Visual C++
Computers and Internet » Graphics » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Image Processing
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Tools

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