30 November 2015 to 4 December 2015
CINES
CET timezone

This training will present basic elements first to enable developpers to understand when and how to use a debugger, and second to optimize the performance of their codes.

Debugging :

  • A short introduction to debugging with examples

Optimization :

  •  Basics (stripping, IOs, getting the calculations out of the loops, changing the algorithm, ...)
  •  Compiler options - Profilers (Valgrind, Intel Vtune)
  •  Vectorization - Data access (cache usage maximization)
  •  OpenMP parallelization strategies
  •  Theory to upper-bound the expected performance benefit (speedup, efficiency, peak, memory bandwidth, ...)

Half of the course will be made of hands-on sessions.

Learning outcomes 
Ability to understand the main issues for code optimization, knowledge of the main tools and techniques for basic debugging.

Prerequisites 
Basic knowledge of Unix, programming experience in C or Fortran, OpenMp

Starts
Ends
CET
CINES
950 rue de Saint-Priest 34097 MONTPELLIER

More info about Cines: http://www.cines.fr/?lang=en

How to get to Cines, list of hotels: http://www.cines.fr/contact/?lang=en

Registration for all PATC course is free.

If you have any questions, please consult the course forum page or click on the contact link on the left to send an email to the local organisers.

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