Efficient Collective Communication Library for Intels Single-Chip Cloud Computer

Computing & Wireless : Utility Software

Available for licensing


  • Ernie Chan , Computer Science

Background/unmet need

Intels Single-chip Cloud Computer (SCC) is a research microprocessor containing 48 cores. At this multitude, communication between cores and processes becomes a key issue in processor efficiency.

Invention Description

This invention is a collective communication library designed specifically for the Intel SCC that proficiently moves data across the SCC processor and between cores.


  • Efficient movement of data
  • Convenient interface for programmers


  • Runs on Linux operating systems and SCC hardware
  • Requires send and receive routine utilities

Market potential/applications

Multi-core processors

Development Stage

Lab/bench prototype