Parallel Computing Training Session 2023

Date: 6th March 2023
Location: CSB Training Room 02.017

Parallel computing is a key technology supporting high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of parallel computing and introduce attendees to prevailing programming models. The expected outcome of this module is that participants will have an understanding of the different languages and approaches used in this domain and that they will be able to construct simple parallel programs using the discussed languages.

Theoretical lectures and practical training will be dispensed by Hans Vandierendonck, Romain Garnier, Syed Ibtisam Tauhidi, Amir Sabbagh Molahosseini, and Zohreh Moradinia. A general overview of High performance computing will be presented in the morning by Romain Garnier and Amir Sabbagh Molahosseini following by lab classes using practical examples with OpenMP. In the afternoon Syed Ibtisam Tauhidi and Zohreh Moradinia will present how to efficiently handle data analytics with Hadoop and Spark.