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Workshop: Optimisation Techniques, May 25, A*STAR

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Optimisation Techniques

Part 1. General Overview

  • Optimization process: guidance, tips and tricks
  • How to decide which optimization techniques to focus on
  • Performance characteristics of the Haswell architecture

Part 2. Compiler optimization

  • Optimization Flags
  • OpenMP compilation
  • Optimized libraries
  • Precision and reproducibility
  • Options for correctness checking and debugging
  • Options for source code optimization reports (Intel compiler)
  • Hands-on session

Part 3. MPI optimization

  • Gathering communication statistics
  • Improving MPI communication
  • Process & Thread placement
  • Hands-on session

Part 4. Advanced topics

  • Profile guided optimization (Intel compiler)
  • Auto-parallelization (Intel compiler)
  • Hands-on session

This workshop is fully subscribed. Details can be found on the Workshop website.

Workshop: Introductory Class, May 16, 2016, A*STAR

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Introductory Class

Part 1. Introduction

  • Introduction to NSCC
  • About HPC
  • More about NSCC HPC cluster
  • PBS Pro (Scheduler)
  • Compilers and Libraries
  • Developer Tools
  • Co-processor / Accelerators
  • Environment Modules
  • Applications
  • NSCC helpdesk/support
  • Q&A

Part 2. Understanding basic operation (Hands-on)

  • User Enrollment
  • Login to NSCC Login nodes
  • Using Compute manager interface
  • Transfer files
  • Creating PBS Job submission script
  • Load environment module
  • Compiling simple C Program
  • Create job submission script and submit job
  • Create job submission script for MPI
  • Submit pre-compiled application job

Please visit Workshop website for more details and registration. 

Singapore GPU Users Group Meeting (May 2016)

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When: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 17:30 to 19:15
Where: Fusionopolis, Connexis South Tower, 1 Fusionopolis Way 138632
ACRC/NSCC headquarter, Level 17, Charles Babbage Room

We have the pleasure to invite you at our regular GPU meeting. We will keep the same informal atmosphere and allow you to interact and exchange ideas with colleagues from different fields.

To register: http://www.meetup.com/Singapore-GPU-Users/events/230511460/

Provisional agenda:

• 17:30 – 18:15  Jianxiong Yin (ROSE Lab, NTU) – Hardware Architecture Considerations for Building Efficient GPU Cluster for Accelerated CNN Training
18:15 – 18:45 Gabriel Noaje (ACRC) – GPU Technology Conference 2016 Review
18:45 – 19:05 Your name  – Your presentation
• 19:05 – 19:15 Q&A, Discussions, Announcements, …

We encourage an open discussion environment, so any input from the members is most welcome. If you would like to share how you are using GPUs in your domain, please contact the organizers to arrange presentation slot for the next meeting. We hope to meet you soon.
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