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From 16 November 2017 to 17 November 2017

Parallel programming tools

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Deadline for registration: 15 days before the starting date of each training
Duration : 2 days / (14 hours)



The objective of this training session is to propose a short introduction to both MPI-I and OpenMP. Lectures on the two parallel programming tools are given in the morning and hands-on sessions are proposed in the afternoon on topics introduced in the morning.

Target participants

Beginners in MPI-I and OpenMP programming.


Knowledge of Fortran or C is required.

Scientific contact : Iabelle d’Ast


  • Trainees/PhDs/PostDocs : 100 €
  • CERFACS shareholders/CNRS/INRAI : 300 €
  • Public : 600 €


(Every day from 9h to 17h30)

Day 1

Morning: lecture on OpenMP

  1. Contents
  2. Introduction
  3. General concepts
  4. Work sharing
  5. Synchronization
  6. Performances
  7. Conclusion

Afternoon: hands-on sessions on topics introduced in the morning (in fortran 90)

Day 2

Morning: lecture on MPI-I

  1. Contents
  2. Introduction and general concepts of MPI-I
  3. Message passing programming
  4. Point to point communications
  5. Collective communications
  6. Groups and subcommunicators
  7. Performances

Afternoon: hands-on sessions on topics introduced in the morning and the day before (in Fortran 90)




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