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The 18 May 2017

Computer architectures and optimisation

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Announced
Deadline for registration: 15 days before the starting date of each training
Duration : 1 day / (5 hours)

Pre-registration

Abstract

In this training course, the architectures of today’s supercomputers are described. The processor evolution as well as the main types of architectures are then presented. Finally, the methods and tools for code optimisation on these supercomputers are described.

Target participants

This training session is for students, engineers, physicists and computer scientists wishing to discover today’s supercomputer architectures and to learn methods and tools for code optimisation on these supercomputers.

Prerequisites

None.

Scientific contact : Isabelle d’AST

Fee

  • Trainees/PhDs/PostDocs : 50 €
  • CERFACS shareholders/CNRS/INRIA : 150 €
  • Public : 300 €

Program

(From 9h30 to 16h30)

Morning: Introduction to supercomputer architectures

  • Introduction
  • Processor evolution
  • Main types of architecture
  • Examples of today’s common supercomputers

Afternoon: Methods and tools for code optimisation

  • •Sequential and parallel optimisations
  • Methodology of code optimisation process
  • Examples of software tools for code optimisation

 

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