What IBM XL C/C++ for Linux can do for your business

IBM® XL C/C++ for Linux® is an industry standards-based programming tool used to develop large and complex applications in the C and C++ programming languages. It generates code that leverages the capabilities of the latest POWER9™ architecture and maximizes your hardware utilization. IBM XL C/C++ for Linux can also accelerate your applications by offloading computation and data to the NVIDIA GPUs. It comes in single packages that contain compilers to run on either little endian or big endian modes for selected Linux distributions.

Accelerate applications easily

Provides high performance computing with support for Power Systems™ servers such as AC922 and NVIDIA GPU Volta, and support a number of OpenMP 4.5 device constructs to accelerate your applications.

Maximize your Power hardware ROI

Capitalizes on the POWER9 architecture; offer automatic parallelization of sequential programs to exploit modern multi-core processors.

Optimize application performance

Provides industry leading advanced optimization technologies including the high performance libraries, profile directed feedback (PDF) support, and interprocedural analysis (IPA).

Migrate applications to Power easily

Adopts the Clang front-end technology V4.0 to provide GCC compatibility and adhere to the latest C/C++ language standards; deliver full support for OpenMP 3.1 and partial support for OpenMP 4.5.

Improve developer productivity

Increases usability by providing diagnostic reports and symbolic debugger support; entity visibility attributes also improve efficiency of dynamic linking.

Offer a no-charge Community Edition

Allows for unlimited production use and provides a forum where your questions can be answered by IBM experts. Consider purchasing the License Charge Edition to obtain world-class IBM support.

IBM XL C/C++ for Linux key features

  • OpenMP support
  • Exploitation of the latest POWER9 architecture
  • High performance libraries
  • Profile-directed feedback (PDF)
  • Interprocedural analysis (IPA)
  • Language standard compliance
  • Diagnostic reports
  • Symbolic debugger support
  • Entity visibility attributes
  • Vector programming

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