HPX V0.9.0 Released

We are proud to announce the fourth formal release of HPX (V0.9.0). This release has been made possible by the hard, dedicated, and diligent work of everybody involved. Thank you! We decided to postpone the earlier announced release of V1.0 to October later this year to give us more time to finalize the documentation and to wrap up some API changes. Continue reading

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HPX V0.8.1 Released

I’m happy to announce the V0.8.1 point release. This is HPX’s first point release, and the second release in the V0.8 line. We made the decision to put out a point release earlier this week to address bugs in the V0.8.0 release which have since been fixed.

You can download the release files from the downloads page. The release note are available from here. Please feel free to try the examples and let us know what you think. The best way to get in contact with us is to leave a comment on this page or to send a mail to gopx@cct.lsu.edu.

No further release in the V0.8 line are scheduled, but more point releases will be made if needed. The next scheduled release is the V1.0 in June.

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HPX V0.8.0 Released

We are very proud to announce the release of version 0.8.0 of our High Performance ParalleX (HPX) parallel runtime system. This is our third formal release, and we would like to thank everyone involved for their hard work which has made this release possible. You can download the release files from the downloads page. The release note are available from here. Please feel free to try the examples and let us know what you think. The best way to get in contact with us is to leave a comment on this page or to send a mail to gopx@cct.lsu.edu. We have made substantial progress since the previous release last November. We have had roughly 1000 commits since the last release and we closed approximately 70 tickets (bugs, feature requests, etc.). This post will expand on some of the most important changes we have made. Continue reading

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LSU Releases First Open Source ParalleX Runtime Software System

Today we published a press release featuring HPX. It has been posted on such influential web sites as HPC wire. Please see for the full text below:

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 9 — Louisiana State University’s Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) has delivered the first freely available open-source runtime system implementation of the ParalleX execution model. The HPX, or High Performance ParalleX, runtime software package is a modular, feature-complete, and performance oriented representation of the ParalleX execution model targeted at conventional parallel computing architectures such as SMP nodes and commodity clusters. Continue reading

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HPX 0.7.0 Released

We are very proud to announce the release of version 0.7.0 of our High Performance ParalleX (HPX) runtime system. This is our second formal release, and we would like to thank everyone involved for their hard work which has made this release possible. You can download the release files from the downloads page. The release note are available from here. Please feel free to try the examples and let us know what you think. The best way to get in contact with us is to leave a comment on this page or to send a mail to gopx@cct.lsu.edu.

We have made substantial progress since the 0.6.0 release last August. We have had roughly 1000 commits since the last release, closed approximately 120 tickets (bugs, feature requests, etc.).

This post will expand on three of the most important advances that we have made since the last release.

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