The course provides an introduction to the programming language CUDA which is used to write fast numeric algorithms for NVIDIA graphics processors (GPUs). Focus is on the basic usage of the language, the exploitation of the most important features of the device (massive parallel computation, shared memory, texture memory) and efficient usage of the hardware to maximize performance. An overview of the available development tools and the advanced features of the language is given. This course provides scientific training in Computational Science, and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves.
1st day: 12:30 - 13:00 local registration, 13:00 - 18:00 course
2nd day: 9:00 - 18:00 course
3rd day: 9:00 - 16:00 course
Amer Wafai and Florian Seybold from HLRS.
Please book Course 2015-CUDA1, "ALL DAYS" if you want to book all parts.
for registration is April 8, 2015 (extended deadline).
Students without Diploma/Master: 30 EUR.
Students with Diploma/Master (PhD students) at German universities: 60 EUR.
Members of German universities and public research institutes: 60 EUR.
Members of other universities and public research institutes: 120 EUR.
Others: 400 EUR.
(includes food and drink at coffee breaks, will be collected on the first day of the course, cash only)
Programming experience in C, some knowledge about parallel programming
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.
Additional information can be found, e.g., at CUDA (wiki)
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.