Parallel Programming (MPI, OpenMP) and Tools

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Parallel Programming (MPI, OpenMP) and Tools


The focus is on programming models MPI, OpenMP, and PETSc. Hands-on sessions (in C and Fortran) will allow users to immediately test and understand the basic constructs of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) and the shared memory directives of OpenMP. The last day is dedicated to tools. This course provides scientific training in Computational Science, and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves. It is organized by ZIH in collaboration with HLRS. (Content Level: 70% for beginners, 30% advanced)

General Information


see link to detailed program




Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner from HLRS, and Tobias Hilbrich, Andreas Knüpfer, Matthias Lieber, Holger Mickler, Thomas William from ZIH


This course is over. Therefore, the registration is closed.

To get early informations about future courses, you may register to our e-mail list also via the online registration form.


for registration is Feb. 9, 2014 (extended deadline).


Students without Diploma/Master: 40 EUR.  
Students with Diploma/Master (PhD students) at German universities: 80 EUR.  
Members of German universities and public research institutes: 80 EUR.  
Others: 400 EUR.
(includes food and drink at coffee breaks)


Unix / C or Fortran

Local Organizer

Claudia Schmidt, phone 0351 463 39833,[at]

Cancelation Policy

If you cannot come to the course, please send an email to the organizer as soon as possible. This would allow us to accept additional participants from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.
NO-SHOW: Registered persons that do not cancel and do not show up without any reasons are blocked for the next year on any of our workshops (because it is too expensive to produce unused copies of the slides for them).


Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides.
The MPI-1 part of the course is based on the MPI course developed by the EPCC Training and Education Centre, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre.
If you want, you may also buy copies of the standards MPI-3.0 (Hardcover, 17 Euro) and OpenMP (about 10 Euro).
An older version of this course with most of the material (including the audio information) can also be viewed in the ONLINE Parallel Programming Workshop.

Further courses

Shortcut-URL of this course:


Rolf Rabenseifner
phone 0711 685 65530

Joerg Hertzer
phone 0711 685 65932