Advanced topics of HPC Courses

Advanced Topics of HPC Course

O2.267 (Building O)


Building O

Pohlweg 51 33098 Paderborn

Topics covered on this course include:

  • CPU and cluster architecture (pinning, topologies, ...)
  • high-performance libraries and compilers
  • profiling, debugging and leak detection
  • parallel file system tuning
  • scaling analysis
  • Software container

This will include an hands-on on the cluster systems of PC².

Please note:

  1. The couse assumes:
    • basic knowledge of the Linux shell. We provide a short online selftest. In case you have no experience with Linux, we recommend that you attend our next Linux Introduction Course
    • basic knowledge of workload managers (esp. Slurm) and jobscripts. We provide a short online selftest. In case you have no experience with workload manager on clusters, we recommend that you attend our next HPC Introduction Course.
  2. The language of the course is planned to be English. If you don't feel comfortable enough with English we can make this course also in German at a later date upon request.
  3. For the hands-on part of the course the participants should bring their own laptops. No special operating system is required. You can participate with Windows, MacOS or some Linux-distribution. Please make sure that the wireless connection of your laptop works (for example with eduroam). In case you don't have access to eduroam, we provide a an additional wireless network during the course.

 This course will be free of cost for members of German universities or publicly-funded research institutions in Germany.

Organized by

PC² HPC advisors