We asked some participants of the HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Workshop 2013 to share with us their experiences on the workshop. We interviewed have been made during an evening event on the Lake of Lugano.
After Alistair’s final remarks on OpenACC, the rest of the second day was dedicated to NVIDIA. Peter Messmer started with a general introduction to focus after that on the NVIDIA Kepler CUDA5 and debugging and performance tools. CUDA Tutorial: Introduction (Peter Messmer, NVIDIA) CUDA Tutorial: NVIDIA Kepler CUDA5 (Peter Messmer, NVIDIA) CUDA Tutorial: Debugging and Performance [...]
The second day of the course Jeff Poznanovic from CSCS presented the agenda of the day , followed by Alistair Hart wrapping up the tutorial on OpenACC with a second example on porting real applications and a final roadmap . Agenda (Jeff Poznanovic, CSCS) OpenACC Tutorial: Porting real applications (Part B) (Alistair Hart, Cray) OpenACC [...]
The second post sees Alistair Hart talking to the audience about useful strategies for troubleshooting and how to port real applications. OpenACC Tutorial: Useful Strategies for Troubleshooting (Alistair Hart, Cray) OpenACC Tutorial: Extra topics and roadmap (Alistair Hart, Cray) OpenACC Tutorial: Porting real applications (Part A) (Alistair Hart, Cray)
CSCS has recently upgraded its Cray XK6 platform to Cray XK7 by introducing NVIDIA K20x devices together with CUDA 5, and a new Cray programming environment that includes OpenACC compilers. The goal of this 2-day training course was to introduce new features of the platform and its programming environment, and to provide hands-on training on CUDA5 and OpenACC programming. The [...]