Introduction to CUDA
Instructor: Jian Tao
Time: Friday, November 1, 1:30PM-4:00PM
Location: SCC 102.B
Prerequisites: Unix/Linux skills; Experience with C or C++; Ada account is required for those who do not have access to a machine that can execute CUDA code; Intro to Ada course, if Ada account is required.
This short course covers basic topics in CUDA programming on NVIDIA GPUs. Topics include CUDA architecture; basic language usage of CUDA C/C++; writing, executing, CUDA code.
This course focuses, among others, on the following topics:
- Brief history of CUDA
- CUDA on Ada
- 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.