May 9 – 10, 2016
BSC, Barcelona UPC, Campus Nord
CET timezone


The objective of this course is to learn how Paraver and Dimemas tools can be used to analyze the performance of parallel applications and to familiarize with the tools usage as well as instrumenting applications with Extrae.

Learning Outcomes:

The students who finish this course will have a basic knowledge on the usage of the BSC performance tools. They will be able to apply the same methodology to their applications, identifying potential bottlenecks and getting hints on how to improve the applications performance.

Level:  INTERMEDIATE - for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge. (All courses are designed for specialists with at least finished 1st cycle degree)


The trainees are expected to come with their own laptop. If you develop applications you can also bring your code to use it on the hands-on sessions.

BSC, Barcelona UPC, Campus Nord
Veertex Building, room VS208
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Course Outline:

Day 1 / Session 1 / 9:30am - 1 pm:

1. Introduction to Paraver

2. Paraver guided demo

Day 1 / Session 2 / 2 pm- 5:30 pm:

Paraver Hands-on


Day 2 / Session 3/ 9:30am- 1 pm:

1. Advanced analysis

2. Introduction to Dimemas

3. Dimemas guided demo

Day 2 / Session 4 / 2 pm- 5:30pm:

Tools Hands-on