Distributed memory parallelization with the Message Passing Interface MPI (for beginners)

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Distributed memory parallelization with the Message Passing Interface MPI (for beginners)


On clusters and distributed memory architectures, parallel programming with the Message Passing Interface (MPI) is the dominating programming model. The course gives an full introduction into MPI-1. Further aspects are domain decomposition, load balancing, and debugging. An MPI-2 overview and the MPI-2 one-sided communication is also taught. Hands-on sessions (in C and Fortran) will allow users to immediately test and understand the basic constructs of the Message Passing Interface (MPI). Course language is ENGLISH. This course is the first part (MPI for beginners) of a 5-day course program and may be booked together with the other parts G-b (OpenMP) and G-c (advanced topics).

General Information


see link to detailed program Course G-a or Monday+Tuesday in the total program Course G-a+b+c




Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner, et al.


Registration is closed (because the course is full).
To get early informations about future courses, you may register to our e-mail list also
via the online registration form


for registration is Aug. 29, 2010


Members of German universities and public research institutes: none,
others: 300 EUR (includes food and drink at coffee breaks, will be collected on the first day of the course, cash only)


Unix / C or Fortran

Travel-Info Stuttgart

See HLRS address and travel-info. The next public transport stations are: "Universität, Stuttgart" (S-Bahn station, 15 min on foot) and "Lauchhau, Stuttgart" (Bus station, 4 min on foot to HLRS, bus lines 84, 92, 746, 747, 748, but not 82! from S-Bahn station "Universität, Stuttgart" and bus line 81 from S-Bahn station "Stuttgart-Vaihingen").
Accomodation: see HLRS accomodation-info. Private Bed&Breakfast is also available (might be cheaper than the hotels), e.g., www.nd-bed-breakfast.de. A DJH youth hostel is also available.
Further links: Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or www.city-map.de.


Rolf Rabenseifner
phone 0711 685 65530