Introduction to High Performance Computing

  • Type: Block (B)
  • Chair: Interfakultative Einrichtungen - Graduiertenschulen - Computational and Data Science (KCDS)
  • Semester: WS 23/24
  • Place:

    February 20, 2024, 13-16h: Campus South, building 20.21, room 314

    February 29, 2024, 9-12h: Campus South, building 20.21, room 217

    March 5, 2024, 13-16h: Campus South, building 20.20, room 367

    April 24, 2024, 13-16h: Campus South, building 20.20, room 367

    April 25, 2024, 9-12h: Campus North, building 441, communication centre (visit to HPC facility HoreKa)

  • Time:

    Tue 2024-02-20
    13:00 - 16:00, once


    Thu 2024-02-29
    09:00 - 12:00, once

    Tue 2024-03-05
    13:00 - 16:00, once



  • Lecturer:

    Simon Raffeiner

  • SWS: 2
  • Lv-No.: 3300003
  • Information:

    On-Site

Registration

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Content

High performance computing facilityKIT

SCC operates the high-performance computer systems Hochleistungsrechner Karlsruhe (HoreKa) and bwUniCluster 2.0. This introductory course will give you a theoretical overview of the following topics (block #1-4) and includes a practical workshop and a visit at the HoreKa facility (block #5).

Block #1:
- Supercomputer hardware design and architecture
- CPUs, Accelerators and High-Performance Interconnects

Block #2:
- Infrastructure, (Power) Efficiency and cooling concepts
- Operating models and user services

Block #3:
- Software stacks and job scheduling
- Programming models

Block #4:
- IT Security

Block #5:
- Practical workshop
- Visit at the HoreKa facility