Dec 3 – 4, 2012
CET timezone
Starting from summer 2012, CINECA provides one of the major high-performance computing resources to the scientific community in Italy and Europe. The aim of the course is to give scientific users an introductory overview of the FERMI system, a description of the main tools and techniques useful to enable a scientific application for BG/Q architecture and hints for an efficient exploitation of the system.

  • Overview of the IBM BlueGene/Q architecture
  • Usage of the FERMI supercomputer and its software resources (libraries, applications, tools)
  • Performance tuning
  • I/O and data management

Learning outcomes
Enabling applications for the BlueGene/Q architecture. Ability to work on the FERMI Tier-0 system.

Basic knowledge of Linux/UNIX and experience on parallel programming.

Price: Free of charge
Gene M.Amdahl
Via Magnanelli 6/3 40033 Casalecchio di Reno Bologna - Italy