Intel have released the latest version of oneAPI, 2022.1.
The new toolkits have over 900 new features, capabilities, and improvements, helping your customers deliver high-performance, cross-architecture applications, and solutions.
Key highlights of the update are:
- Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler becomes the world’s first LLVM-based, unified compiler; it implements C++, SYCL, and Fortran to improve programming productivity for CPUs and GPUs.
- Data-parallel Python technologies enable accelerated computing on CPUs and GPUs.
- Intel® DPC++ Compatibility Tool now automatically migrates 90%-95% of CUDA cde to SYCL/DPC++.1
Advanced Development Productivity
- Intel® VTune™ Profiler flame graph display improves the ability to visualise performance hotspots.
- Intel® Advisor’s accelerator performance modeling estimates the benefits of offloading to a GPU before making code changes.
- New Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit features including cone telemetry, auxiliary feature denoising, and FP16 support provide more robust shapes and shorten rendering times. Additional support for upcoming Intel® Xe GPU plus real-time denoising further improve final-frame, production-quality rendering.
- Expanded development environment support include deeper Microsoft VSCode integration, VS 2022 support, and WSL 2 for Linux development on Windows.
AI Training & Inference Performance Optimizations
- Intel® Optimisation for TensorFlow is now 10x faster compared to the stock version on 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.2
- New Intel® Extension for Scikit-learn speeds machine learning algorithms over 100x on Intel CPUs compared to the stock open-source version.3
- Intel® Neural Compressor is introduced to increase inference performance through post-training optimisation techniques across multiple deep-learning frameworks.
- All toolkits are optimised to enable advanced features of the latest (and upcoming) hardware, including 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (codenamed Alder Lake) with AVX-VNNI, Sapphire Rapids with Intel® AMX, and upcoming Xe client and datacenter GPUs.
For more information on the latest update, get in touch with our Intel Business Development Manager, Nicolas Rannou.
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