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Webinar - Delving Deeper into OpenMP: Part 2

Date:

Speaker Info:

Hossein Pourreza
HPC Specialist
Compute Canada / WestGrid / University of Manitoba

Description

This online workshop will build on the Intro to OpenMP: Part 1 session. This session will delve deeper into using OpenMP and introduce new OpenMP directives to tackle hard-to-parallelize problems. Participants will be led through a series of hands-on, interactive examples during the workshop, focusing on the following topics:

  • Review of the loop parallelism (from last webinar)
  • Load balancing
  • Conditional multithreading

Who Should Attend:

  • This session is intended for current Compute Canada account holders who have experience with programming in C/C++ or FORTRAN and would like to learn how to use OpenMP directives in their code.

Pre-Requisite Skills / Knowledge:

  • All attendees must have either attended the Intro to OpenMP: Part 1 session on Feb 25, or have sufficient knowledge of the topics covered in that session.
  • All attendees must have familiarity with logging in to WestGrid systems, using UNIX and basic job script commands. If you are a new user who has never written C/C++ or FORTRAN code before, this session may not be suited for you at this time.
  • All attendees must have accounts with Compute Canada and WestGrid.
  • All attendess must login to the Grex system prior to the session (or have prior experience doing this) to test their connection to the system.

How to Participate:

  • Anyone interested should register for the session on Eventbrite
  • The session will be delivered using Vidyo (online videoconferencing software). Instructions will be sent for how to connect to the session will be sent 1-2 days prior to the session.

Please email info@westgrid.ca for more information or with any questions about this session.

Seminar Slides