Apr 7 – 10, 2015
LRZ Building
CET timezone

In this add-on course to the parallel programming course special topics are treated in more depth, in particular processor-specific optimization, 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

  • Processor-Specific Optimization (Treibig)

Day 2

  • Parallel I/O with MPI IO (Wittmann)
  • Introduction into Intel Xeon Phi Programming (Weinberg)

Day 3

  • Tuning I/O on LRZ's HPC systems (Mendez)
  • Portability of I/O: NetCDF and PnetCDF (Mendez)
  • Guided SuperMUC Tour (Weinberg)
  • Portability of I/O: HDF5 (Mendez)
  • SIONlib: Scalable I/O library (Mendez)

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".
Language: English
Teachers: R. Bader (LRZ), S. Mendez (LRZ), J. Treibig (RRZE), 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 HPAR2W14)