Weekly outline

  • General

    The seminar covers optimization and parallelization techniques for modern multi- and manycore systems. The topics are chosen from interesting contemporary problems in High Performance Computing on modern hardware like multicore processors, accelerators (e.g., GPGPUs or Xeon Phi), and clusters.

    Lecturer: Prof. G. Wellein (gerhard.wellein@fau.de), Martensstr. 1, Room 01.131. Phone -28136
    Location: 2.049 (seminar room), Martensstr. 1 (RRZE), 2nd floor
    Time: Tuesday 16:00-17:30

    Either 2.5 or 5 ECTS credits will be granted, depending on whether the student gives one or two talks. In either case, a written seminar report is mandatory.

    Possible topics can be found in the intro talk (see below).

    Tutors:

  • 1 May - 7 May

    Karnajit Sen: Master thesis presentation

    • 8 May - 14 May

      Markus Wittmann: Optimzations for the PARDISO solver (EXASTEEL project)

      • 15 May - 21 May

        Thomas Röhl: Hands-on Introduction to the RRZE clusters and code analysis using LIKWID

      • 22 May - 28 May

        Julian Hammer; Kerncraft intro and current developments

      • 29 May - 4 June

        Thomas Köster : Roofline and its roots (2nd talk from last semester)

        • 5 June - 11 June

          No seminar this week (Bergdienstag)

          • 12 June - 18 June

            Tuesday, June 13, 16:15, RRZE 2.049: Talk by Prof. Gerhard Wellein on "New ways to fool the masses with performance results on parallel computers."

            • 19 June - 25 June

              No seminar (ISC week)

              • 26 June - 2 July

                Q&A session - meet your advisor in case of any questions.

                • 3 July - 9 July

                  Christie Louis Alappat: Test talk for BGCE

                  • 10 July - 16 July

                    Dominik Ernst: Master Thesis final talk

                    • 17 July - 23 July

                      Kushal Srivastava and Nivesh Sonu: Performance Analysis of the Himeno Benchmark (part 1)

                      • 24 July - 30 July

                        Jan Laukemann: Open Source Architecture Code Analyzer (Bachelor thesis current status)

                        Tobias Klöffel: KONWIHR project report on optimization of CPMD