GPU Programming

Overview

Instructor: Jian Tao

Time: Friday, October 13, 2023 — 10:00AM-12:30PM CT

Location: Blocker 220

Prerequisites: Current ACCESS ID or HPRC account, Unix/Linux skills, experience with C or C++

This short course covers basic topics in CUDA programming on NVIDIA GPUs. Topics include CUDA architecture; basic language usage of CUDA C/C++; and writing and executing CUDA code.

Course Materials

  • Introduction to CUDA slides (Spring 2023): PDF
  • Introduction to CUDA exercises (Spring 2023): TGZ

Previous Course Materials

  • Introduction to CUDA slides (Fall 2021): PDF
  • Introduction to CUDA exercises (Fall 2021): TGZ
  • Introduction to CUDA slides (Spring 2021): PDF
  • Introduction to CUDA exercises (Spring 2021): TGZ
  • Introduction to CUDA slides (Spring 2020): PDF
  • Introduction to CUDA exercises (Spring 2020): TGZ
  • Introduction to CUDA (Fall 2018): PDF
  • Introduction to CUDA (Spring 2018): PDF
  • CUDA Exercises (Spring 2018): TAR.GZ
  • Introduction to CUDA (Fall 2017): PDF

Agenda

This course focuses, among others, on the following topics:

  • Brief history of CUDA
  • CUDA on FASTER
  • CUDA architecture
  • CUDA C kernels

Note: During the class sessions many aspects of the material will be illustrated live via a login to a training system. Attendees are welcome to follow these parts with their own laptops equipped with an NVIDIA GPU card.