Cilk or Cilk++ or OpenMP

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Published on 2012-06-08T16:37:32Z Indexed on 2012/06/08 16:40 UTC
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I'm creating a multi-threaded application in Linux. here is the scenario:

Suppose I am having x instance of a class BloomFilter and I have some y GB of data(greater than memory available). I need to test membership for this y GB of data in each of the bloom filter instance. It is pretty much clear that parallel programming will help to speed up the task moreover since I am only reading the data so it can be shared across all processes or threads.

Now I am confused about which one to use Cilk, Cilk++ or OpenMP(which one is better). Also I am confused about which one to go for Multithreading or Multiprocessing

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