Advanced optimizing compiler for IBM Power Systems running Linux distributions

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IBM® XL Fortran for Linux is a standards-based, high-performance Fortran compiler with advanced optimization and performance-tuning features. It enables the development of parallel applications that exploit the latest IBM POWER8® processor with multi-core and vector features. XL Fortran for Linux optimizes your infrastructure on IBM Power Systems™ in support of extensive numerical, scien-tific and high-performance computing.

XL Fortran for Linux provides a single XL Fortran offering with compiler versions for both big endian and little endian architectures. (Little endian only) Supports Linux distributions such as RHEL 7.1, RHEL 7.2, Ubuntu Server 14.04, Ubuntu Server 14.10, Ubuntu Server 16.04, CentOS 7, SLES 12 and SLES 12 SP1. It also supports creating or porting applications for execution on IBM systems built on the POWER8 technology.

IBM XL Fortran for Linux delivers

Leading-edge optimization and performance tuning technology

High-performance libraries

Profile-driven optimization

Language standard compliance

Support for a commonly used subset of CUDA Fortran

XL Fortran for Linux resources

Always up-to-date system requirement reports can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.

For your convenience, the tabs below identify the supported releases of XL Fortran for Linux from which you can select detailed system requirement reports for different contexts (by Operating System, by component). Note that clicking a link will always generate a new, up-to-date report.

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15.1.4 Release

15.1.3 Release

15.1.2 Release

15.1.1 Release

15.1 Release

14.1 Release

13.1 Release

IBM® XL Fortran for Linux, V15.1.4 on little endian distributions enhancements help to increase application performance and developer productivity, while maximizing your IT investments.

XL Fortran for Linux V15.1.4 on little endian distributions delivers:


Support for the latest Linux distributions

Exploitation of the latest POWER8 architecture

Partial support for the Fortran 2008 programming language

Partial support for Fortran Technical Specification 29113

Partial support for the OpenMP 4.5 industry specification

Partial support for CUDA Fortran

Miscellaneous updates

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