Introduction to Parallel Computing
by Blaise Barney
Publisher: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2010
Number of pages: 187
This tutorial covers the very basics of parallel computing, and is intended for someone who is just becoming acquainted with the subject. It begins with a brief overview, including concepts and terminology associated with parallel computing. The topics of parallel memory architectures and programming models are then explored. These topics are followed by a discussion on a number of issues related to designing parallel programs. The tutorial concludes with several examples of how to parallelize simple serial programs.
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by Norm Matloff - University of California, Davis
This book is aimed more on the practical end of things, real code is featured throughout. The emphasis is on clarity of the techniques and languages used. It is assumed that the student is reasonably adept in programming and linear algebra.
by Hank Dietz - The Aggregate
This document discusses the basic approaches to parallel processing available to Linux users: SMP Linux systems, clusters of networked Linux systems, parallel execution using multimedia instructions, and attached processors hosted by a Linux system.
by Al Geist, at al. - The MIT Press
Written by the team that developed the software, this tutorial is the definitive resource for scientists, engineers, and other computer users who want to use PVM to increase the flexibility and power of their high-performance computing resources.
by Sergey A. Babkin - CreateSpace
This book provides an advanced guide to the issues of the parallel and multithreaded programming. It goes beyond the high-level design of the applications, into the details that are often overlooked but vital to make the programs work.