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Course 2012-Cray XE6(2) at HLRS, Stuttgart


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Course Cray XE6(2)
HLRS


PRACE
PATC
Course
Location Großer Seminarraum (big seminar-room), HLRS (Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart), Universität Stuttgart, Allmandring 30, D-70550 Stuttgart
Date 2012, Monday, November 5, 9:00 - Thursday, November 8, 16:30
Content Cray XE6 Optimization Workshop
Abstract HLRS installed HERMIT, a Cray XE6 system with AMD Interlagos processors and a performance of 1 PFlop/s. We strongly encourage you to port your applications to the new architecture as early as possible. To support such effort we invite current and future users to participate in special Cray XE6 Optimization Workshops. With this course, we will give all necessary information to move applications from the current NEC SX-9, the Nehalem cluster, or other systems to HERMIT. HERMIT provides our users with a new level of performance. To harvest this potential will require all our efforts. We are looking forward to working with our users on these opportunities.
Monday-Wednesday, specialists from Cray will support you in your effort porting and optimizing your application on our Cray XE6.
On Thursday, Georg Hager and Jan Treibig from RRZE will present detailed information on optimizing codes on the multicore AMD Interlagos processor.
HERMIT is available in Germany and Europe through this link.
Agenda Monday: 9:00-9:30 local registration, 9:30 - 17:30 course
Tuesday: 9:00 - 17:30 course
Wednesday: 9:00 - 17:30 course
Thursday: 9:00 - 16:30 course
Detailed Content Not yet available.
Similar content as in spring 2012
Language English
Teachers Stefan Andersson, et al. (Cray)
Dr. Georg Hager (RRZE), Dr.-Ing. Jan Treibig (RRZE) (HPC, Uni. Erlangen)
Registration via online registration form
Deadline for registration is Oct. 28, 2012 (extended deadline)
Fee Members of German universities and public research institutes: none,
Members of universities and public research institutes within Europe or PRACE: none
Members of other universities and public research institutes: 120 EUR
Others: 400 EUR (includes food and drink at coffee breaks, will be collected on the first day of the course, cash only)
Prerequisites Programming experience in C or Fortran, some knowledge about parallel programming
PRACE PATC HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in Feb. 2012. The mandate for the PATCs is as follows:
"The PRACE Advanced Training Centres will serve as European hubs of advanced, world-class training for researchers working in the computational sciences." (see D3.2.3)
This course is a PATC course, see also the PRACE Training Portal and Events. For participants from public research institutions in PRACE countries, the course fee is sponsored through the PRACE PATC program.
Links Additional information can be found, e.g., at
Cray XE6 (Hermit) at HLRS
Travel-Info
Stuttgart
See HLRS-travel-info. The next public transport stations are: "Universität, Stuttgart" (S-Bahn station, 15 min on foot) and "Lauchhau, Stuttgart" (Bus station, 4 min on foot to HLRS, bus lines 84, 92, 746, 747, 748, but not 82! from S-Bahn station "Universität, Stuttgart" and bus line 81 from S-Bahn station "Stuttgart-Vaihingen").
Accomodation: see also additional hotel list and HLRS-travel-info. Private Bed&Breakfast is also available (might be cheaper than the hotels), see, e.g., www.night-and-day.de or www.nd-bed-breakfast.de. A youth hostel is also available.
See also campus map (HLRS, see Rechenzentrum Universität Stuttgart on the map), or HLRS, Allmandring 30, nearby crossroads Allmandring x Nobelstr., at coordinates 25.G on Stuttgart city map HLRS and University Campus or HLRS and Stuttgart-Vaihingen (or you can use Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or www.city-map.de).
Local Organizer Rolf Rabenseifner phone 0711 685 65530, rabenseifner@hlrs.de
Cancelation policy If you cannot come to the course, please send an email to the organizer as soon as possible. This would allow us to accept additional participants from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.
NO-SHOW: Registered persons that do not cancel and do not show up without any reasons are blocked for the next year on any of our workshops (because it is to expensive to produce unused copies of the slides for them).
Limit maximum of 50 participants in Stuttgart (according to the seats in the rooms).
Handouts Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides.



Contact
Organizer of the HLRS courses:

Rolf Rabenseifner
Phone: 0711 685 65530
E-mail: rabenseifner@hlrs.de

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