March 4-5, 2015

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 March 4-5, 2015.

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 register for this event at any of the following sites:

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • University of Utah
  • West Virginia University
  • Georgia State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Purdue University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • University of Delaware
  • George Washington University

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

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

Wednesday, March 4
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
Thursday, March 5
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Laplace Exercises
12:00 Laplace Solution
12:30 Lunch break
1:30 Advanced MPI
2:30 Outro to Parallel Computing
3:30 Exercises
4:30 Adjourn

Additional information

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