Introduction to NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector platform

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Introduction to NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector platform

Overview

This one day training will introduce the SX-Aurora TSUBASA installation at HLRS. The architecture will be presented and compared to other architectures and SX-ACE, an introduction to programming of vector CPUs will be given and vectorization will be discussed on examples. Usage of the system at HLRS will be demonstrated.

Target Audience: Users having memory bandwidth bound application in source code.

Program
Schedule

09:45 Registration
10:00 - 13:00 Lectures and exercises
14:00 - 17:30 Lunch
14:00 - 17:30 Lectures and exercises

Program
  • architecture overview and comparison
  • what is vectorization
  • compilers and options
  • performance tools
  • debugging
  • listing files
  • loop
  • batch system usage
Prerequisites
Prerequisites

Knowledge of one C/C++/Fortran

Language
Language

German or English if required

Teacher
Teacher

Holger Berger from NEC Deutschland GmbH

Registration

via online registration form

Extended Deadline with Late Registration
Deadline

for registration is March 4, 2020 (extended deadline).
Late registrations after the deadline are still possible but maybe with reduced quality of the handouts.

Fee
Fee

Students without Diploma/Master: 0 EUR.
Students with Diploma/Master (PhD students) at German universities: 0 EUR.  
Members of German universities and public research institutes: 0 EUR.
Members of universities and public research institutes within EU or PRACE member countries: 60 EUR.   
Members of other universities and public research institutes: 120 EUR.  
Others: 240 EUR.
(includes coffee breaks)

Organization

Travel Information and Accommodation

see our How to find us page.

PRACE PATC and bwHPC-C5

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.
HLRS is also member of the Baden-Württemberg initiative bwHPC-C5.
This course is provided within the framework of the bwHPC-C5 user support. This course is not part of the PATC curriculum and is not sponsored by the PATC program.

Local Organizer

Rolf Rabenseifner phone 0711 685 65530, rabenseifner@hlrs.de
Khatuna Kakhiani phone 0711 685 65796, kakhiani@hlrs.de

Shortcut-URL & Course Number

http://www.hlrs.de/training/2020/AURORA/