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Faculty of Computer Science
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Mestrado Universitario en Computación de Altas Prestacións / High Performance Computing (Mod. Virtual)
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Identifying Data 2019/20
Subject (*) HPC Tools Code 614973105
Study programme
Mestrado Universitario en Computación de Altas Prestacións / High Performance Computing (Mod. Virtual)
Descriptors Cycle Period Year Type Credits
Official Master's Degree 1st four-month period
First Optional 6
Teaching method Face-to-face
Department Departamento profesorado máster
Enxeñaría de Computadores
Padron Gonzalez, Emilio Jose
Andrade Canosa, Diego
Padron Gonzalez, Emilio Jose
Web http://aula.cesga.es
General description The objective of this course is to get the students familiar with the most common types of application that are candidates to use HPC, besides being introduced to the main tools and implementations existing for them, understanding the challenges to be addressed for their parallelization and performance tuning. All this will allow the students to obtain a general knowledge about the HPC field and its different applications and use cases. Furthermore, the students will learn what tools can be used to carry out the performance characterization and benchmarking tasks in HPC environments, and how these tools can be leveraged to drive the parallelization and performance tuning of an application on a specific platform. This will allow the students to be able to analyze the expected performance on that system, identifying the different hot spots and focussing the optimization efforts on them. Finally, the students will learn different technological alternatives for a fast and efficient deployment of HPC applications. This will allow them to be able to easily and effectively deliver and execute HPC applications in different environments.
Contingency plan
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