Short Courses

Last Updated: April 20, 2022

Every semester, HPRC offers short courses ranging in topics for beginning, intermediate, and advanced researchers. The semesters start with hour long Primer courses. These Primers cover material that is prerequisite to ALL other short courses. This, along with courses on the clusters and schedulers form the basis for using the respective clusters effectively. All courses will be delivered in an interactive style through a live login session. Attendants should bring their own laptops as workstations will not be available in the Blocker classroom. In general, slides and other supplemental materials are available on each course page.

Please make sure you have a valid HPRC account if you want to follow the material by logging in. If you do not have an account, you can apply here.

Registration is required with a classroom seating limit of ~45.
Please bring your own device to follow along during In-Person classes.
Each Short Course runs for 2.5 hours.
Each Primer runs for 1 hour.

For our course offerings from previous semesters, please consult this page.

Short Course List for Spring 2022

Introduction to Code Parallelization using OpenMP

Instructor: Marinus Pennings

Time: Opens Friday, April 8

Location: Google Classroom

Description: Covers code parallelization for shared memory systems using the OpenMP standard of directives and calls.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of C/C++ or FORTRAN; Intro to Linux or Unix/Linux skills; Ada account.

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Introduction to Code Parallelization using MPI

Instructor: Marinus Pennings

Time: Opens Friday, April 8

Location: Google Classroom

Description: Covers basic concepts in MPI, including distributed memory systems, messages, blocking/non-blocking, point-to-point communication, collective communication.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of C/C++ or FORTRAN; HPRC account.

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