An Introduction to Parallel Programming

Peter Pacheco

Note: The second edition of Introduction to Parallel Programming has been published. Here's a link to its web site.

An Introduction to Parallel Programming is an elementary introduction to programming parallel systems with MPI, Pthreads, and OpenMP. It is intended for use by students and professionals with some knowledge of programming conventional, single-processor systems, but who have little or no experience programming multiprocessor systems.

The web sites mentioned in the Preface have been changed. Companion materials available to all readers are here. Additional materials available to faculty are here. (Registration is required in order to access the second site.)

The source code that's used in the book can be downloaded from this link. (Updated 02/22/17.)

A list of errata can be downloaded from this link. (Updated 12/21/2022.)

Information on obtaining a copy of the book can be obtained from Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc.

Last updated December 21, 2022