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CRAY XMT Programming Workshop - 16-17 June 2011


CSCS is pleased to announce a 2-day workshop on the Cray XMT Programming.  The goal of the course is to familiarize the students with the new Cray XMT architecture and enable them to start programming it for maximum performance.  

Registration deadline: June 14, 2011. 

Please contact mgg(at)cscs.ch for further technical information and apinna(at)cscs.ch for logistical information.

Principal Instructor

Jim Maltby from Cray

VenueCSCS, Via Cantonale, Galleria 2, 6928 Manno  (Please note that on googlemap CSCS is wrongly posted)
Time9:00 - 17:00 both days

CSCS next-generation XMT2 supercomputer "Matterhorn" will be targeted for this workshop.

Participants are expected to bring a laptop for hands-on training.

Maximum number of participants28

Participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation

Workshop Agenda

The program will cover:

  • Overview and history of the Cray XMT architecture.
  • Potential application areas for the Cray XMT architecture.
  • Programming environment overview.
  • Programming for performance.
  • I/O programming.
  • Using the Cray performance tools and debugger. 

In addition a series of hands-on examples will be provided for the students to work on during the course. 

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