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XSEDE HPC Workshop: GPU Programming Using OpenACC

March 8, 2016

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois will be presenting an OpenACC GPU programming workshop on March 8, 2016.

OpenACC is the accepted standard using compiler directives to allow quick development of GPU capable codes using standard languages and compilers. It has been used with great success to accelerate real applications within very short development periods. This workshop assumes knowledge of either C or Fortran programming. It will have a hands-on component using the Blue Waters which is deployed at NCSA.

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites. This workshop is NOT available via a webcast. Please note that the hands-on accounts will be limited to 200 students, available across all sites and awarded by order of registration.

You may attend at any of the following sites:

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • University of Houston Clear-Lake
  • University of South Carolina
  • Stony Brook University
  • Georgia State University
  • University of Iowa
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Shodor
  • Delaware University
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Registration

Please register for the site that you wish to attend at https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tentative Agenda

The tentative agenda, subject to change, is below. It is designed  to be time-zone friendly.

Tuesday, March 8
All times given are Eastern time
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
11:45 Parallel Computing and Accelerators
12:15 Introduction to OpenACC
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Introduction to OpenACC, con't
3:45 Using OpenACC with CUDA Libraries
4:00 Advanced OpenACC
4:30 OpenMP 4.0 Sneak Peek
5:00 Final Notes and Adjourn

Exercises

Exercises

Short questionnaire

Please answer these short (1 question each) questionnaires:


XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: MPI

February 9-10, 2016

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications are pleased to announce a two-day MPI workshop, to be held February 9-10, 2016.

This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to MPI programming. Both days are compact, to accommodate multiple time zones, but packed with useful information and lab exercises. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using MPI – the standard programming tool of scalable parallel computing.

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites.

This workshop is NOT available via a webcast.

You may attend this event at any of the following sites:

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • Purdue University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • University of Utah
  • University of Notre Dame
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Iowa
  • Shodor
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Howard University

Registration

Please choose the appropriate link on the XSEDE Portal Registration pages: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday, February 9
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
12:00 Intro to Parallel Computing
1:00 Lunch Break
2:00 Introduction to MPI
3:30 Introductory Exercises
4:10 Intro Exercises Review
4:15 Scalable Programming: Laplace code
5:00 Adjourn/Laplace Exercises
Wednesday, February 10
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Advanced MPI
12:30 Lunch Break
1:30 Laplace Review
2:00 Outro to Parallel Computing
3:00 Exercises
4:30 Adjourn

 

Exercises

Exercises

Additional information

Survey Question - Are you more familiar with C or Fortran?

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XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: OpenMP

January 20, 2016

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois are pleased to announce a one day OpenMP workshop. This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to OpenMP programming. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using OpenMP.

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites, given below.  No additional sites will be added.  This workshop is NOT available via a webcast.

You  may attend at any of the following sites.

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • University of Utah
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Michigan State University
  • Purdue University
  • Shodor
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • University of South Carolina

Registration

Register by going to: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, January 20
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
11:30 It's a Multi-core World
12:00 Intro to OpenMP
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Intro Cont.
4:15 OpenMP 4.0 Sneak Peek
5:00 Adjourn

XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: OpenACC

December 3, 2015

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois will be presenting an OpenACC GPU programming workshop on December 3, 2015.

OpenACC is the accepted standard using compiler directives to allow quick development of GPU capable codes using standard languages and compilers. It has been used with great success to accelerate real applications within very short development periods. This workshop assumes knowledge of either C or Fortran programming. It will have a hands-on component using the Blue Waters which is deployed at NCSA.

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites. This workshop is NOT available via a webcast. Please note that the hands-on accounts will be limited to 200 students, available across all sites and awarded by order of registration.

You may attend at any of the following sites:

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Houston Clear-Lake
  • University of Utah
  • Shodor
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • University of South Carolina
  • Delaware University
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Registration

Please register for the site that you wish to attend at https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tentative Agenda

The tentative agenda, subject to change, is below. It is designed  to be time-zone friendly.

Thursday, December 3
All times given are Eastern time
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
11:45 Parallel Computing and Accelerators
12:15 Introduction to OpenACC
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Introduction to OpenACC, con't
3:45 Using OpenACC with CUDA Libraries
4:00 Advanced OpenACC
4:30 OpenMP 4.0 Sneak Peek
5:00 Final Notes and Adjourn

Exercises

Exercises

Short questionnaire

Please answer these short (1 question each) questionnaires:


XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: BIG DATA

November 3, 2015

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a one day Big Data workshop, to be held November 3, 2015.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark.

Agenda

Tuesday, November 3
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:25 Intro to Big Data
11:45 Hadoop
12:15 Hadoop(continued)
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Exercises
2:45 Spark
3:45 Exercises
4:15 New XSEDE Big Data Platforms
5:00 Adjourn

Logistics

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites.

This workshop is NOT available via a webcast.

You may attend at any of the following sites.

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Lehigh University
  • University of Utah
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • University of Iowa
  • Purdue University
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • West Virginia University
  • University of Delaware
  • Lousiana State University
  • Youngstown State University
  • Shodor
  • University of Tennesee - Knoxville

Registration

Register via the XSEDE Portal.

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.