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Intel MKL

Intel’s Math Kernel Library (MKL) provides highly optimized, threaded and vectorized functions to maximize performance on each processor family. It utilises de-facto standard C and Fortran APIs for compatibility with BLAS, LAPACK and FFTW functions from other math libraries.

Usage

The Intel MKL can be activated using one of the following:

module load imkl/2019.5.281-iimpi-2019b  # subset of intel-2019b EasyBuild toolchain
module load imkl/2019.1.144-iimpi-2019a  # subset of intel-2019b EasyBuild toolchain

which also implicitly loads a version of the iimpi toolchain, itself being a subset of the intel toolchain.