PathScale EKOPath 5 Compiler Suite is Now Available

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EKOPath 5 is a major revision of the leading C, C++ & Fortran compiler suite for HPC.

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PathScale EKOPath 5 adds support for the C++ 2011 standard, improves Fortran robustness and developers should see immediate performance benefits by switching over.

PathScale, developer of innovative software and multicore solutions to accelerate the performance and
efficiency of Linux® clusters, is now shipping EKOPath 5 for C, C++ (03/11), and Fortran (90/95/2003/2008).

This new version is available immediately at no additional cost to customers with a current support entitlement. A 15-day free trial version is available to qualified new customers by sending a request to sales(at)pathscale(dot)com.

The new version of the EKOPath Compiler Suite introduces several key functional enhancements including support for the 2011 C++ standard, new CLANG based parser and semantic analysis, faster compile times, aggressive inlining for C++ and reduced code size.In addition, PathScale EKOPath compilers now support the latest Intel and AMD architectures. This enables programmers to standardize on a single compiler suite for AMD64 and Intel 64 computing applications. In real-world application testing performed by beta users, EKOPath 5 continues to excel in robustness and extend its performance lead over alternative compiler products. This makes PathScale the clear choice for compiling 64-bit Linux applications and delivering maximum performance.

EKOPath 5 Compiler Suite Release Synopsis
High performance C, C++, and Fortran 90/95/2003/2008 compilers for Linux
OpenMP 2.5 for C, C++ and Fortran
Comprehensive support for AMD64 and Intel 64 processors
Industry leading optimizations
Supported on SuSE, RedHat, and Ubuntu Linux
Significant improvements in performance and robustness

Key features of the new PathScale stack are
Hundreds of bug fixes for Fortran
Partial Fortran 2008
Partial C++ 2011 standards compliance
C++11 lambdas
C++11 Rvalue references
C++11 Variadic templates
C++11 auto-typed variables
C++11 Null pointer constant
Optimized AMD memcpy for Bulldozer and Piledriver processors


The release is immediately available to customers with a current support entitlement. A free trial version of the EKOPath 5 Compiler Suite is available to qualified new customers upon request by emailing Anyone who has downloaded a previous version of any PathScale compiler can renew their registration and become eligible for a new 15-day trial. PathScale products are also available through Cray and other leading Linux cluster solution providers in North America, Europe and Asia.

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