March 31, 2014 to April 3, 2014
LRZ Building
CET timezone
In this add-on course to the parallel programming course special topics are treated in more depth, in particular performance analysis, I/O and PGAS concepts. It is provided in collaboration of Erlangen Regional Computing Centre (RRZE) and LRZ within KONWIHR.

Each day is comprised of approximately 5 hours of lectures and 2 hours of hands-on sessions.


LRZ Building
University Campus, Boltzmannstr. 1, Garching, near Munich Germany


Day 1

  • Intel tools: MPI tracing and Checking (Weinberg)
  • Intel tools: OpenMP performance and correctness (Weinberg)

Day 2

  • Parallel I/O with MPI IO (Wittmann)
  • Performance analysis with Scalasca (Navarrete)

Day 3

  • Tuning I/O on LRZ's HPC systems (Hammer)
  • Portability of I/O: Binary files NetCDF HDF5 (Hammer)

Day 4

  • PGAS programming with coarray Fortran and Unified Parallel C (Bader)
  • PGAS hands on session
Prerequisites: Good MPI and OpenMP knowledge as presented in the course "Parallel programming of High Performance Systems" (see above).
Language: English
Teachers: R. Bader, N. Hammer, C. Navarrete, V. Weinberg (LRZ), M. Wittmann (RRZE) et al.
Further information: Travel info, hotel info, course page at LRZ.
Registration: Please register via the LRZ registration form (Please choose course HPAR2W13)