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08. 12. 11
Course 2011-UPC/CAF(2): Introduction to Unified Parallel C (UPC) and Co-Array Fortran (CAF)

HLRS, Seminar room, Allmandring 30, 70569 Stuttgart.

2011, Thursday, Dec. 8, 8:30 - Friday, Dec. 9, 15:30

Abstract: Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) is a new model for parallel programming. Unified Parallel C (UPC) and Co-array Fortran (CAF) are PGAS extensions to C and Fortran. UPC and CAF are language extensions to C and Fortran. Parallelism is part of the language. PGAS languages allow any processor to directly address memory/data on any other processors. Parallelism can be expressed more easily compared to library based approches as MPI. This course gives an introduction to this novel approach of expressing parallelism. Hands-on sessions (in UPC and/or CAF) will allow users to immediately test and understand the basic constructs of PGAS languages.

HLRS course number and page2011-UPCCAF2.

This course is part of the series of Parallel Programming and Language Courses 2011.

A list of all HLRS training (including also external HLRS courses) can be found here.