HPX V0.9.8 Release Candidate1 Available!

The STE||AR Group proudly announces the first release candidate of HPX (V0.9.8)! This release is mainly based on contributions made by partners from the Louisiana State University Baton Rouge (LA, USA) and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen (Germany). Please see here for the release notes.

Please check out the source code, build the library, and try the examples and tests and get back to use with any comments, problem reports (or praise) you might have.

You can download the release here, or get the release candidate of HPX directly from GitHub. If you have suggestions, questions, or ideas we would love to hear from you. You can find us at our website, reach us at hpx-users@stellar.cct.lsu.edu, or chat with us live on IRC in the #ste||ar chat room on Freenode.

We anticipate for the final release to happen before the end of March 2014.

The development of HPX is supported by National Science Foundation through awards 1117470 (APX) and 1240655 (STAR) and Department of Energy (DoE) through the award DE-SC0008714 (XPRESS) and Bavarian Research Foundation (Bayerische
Forschungsstfitung) with the grant AZ-987-11. In addition we utilize computer resources through allocations from LSU HPC, XSEDE and the Gauss Center for Supercomputing.

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About Hartmut Kaiser

Hartmut is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Louisiana State University. At the same time, he holds the position of a senior scientist at the Center for Computation and Technology (LSU). He received his doctorate from the Technical University of Chemnitz (Germany) in 1988. He is probably best known through his involvement in open source software projects, mainly as the author of several C++ libraries he has contributed to Boost, which are in use by thousands of developers worldwide. His current research is focused on leading the STE||AR group at CCT working on the practical design and implementation of the ParalleX execution model and related programming methods. In addition, he architected and developed the core library modules of SAGA for C++, a Simple API for Grid Applications.

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