[Beowulf] Re: thread safe PRNG

Rodney Mach rwm at absoft.com
Fri Feb 11 07:00:00 PST 2005

 > Hi folks:
 >     I need to get a thread-safe pseudo-random number generator.  All I
 > have found online was SPRNG which is set up for MPI.  Anyone have a
 > quick pointer to their favorite thread safe PRNG that works well in
 > OpenMP?
 >     Thanks.
 > Joe

Hey Joe,

Intel MKL has various thread-safe prng that will work with OpenMP. IMSL 
also has thread-safe prng, as does IBM ESSL, ditto for AMD ACML.


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