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Introduction to OpenMP


Speaker Info:

Hossein Pourreza
University of Manitoba


This two-hour, online workshop explores how to use OpenMP to improve the speed of serial jobs on multi-core machines. Participants are led through a series of hands-on, interactive examples during the workshop, focusing on multi-threading parallel programming. 

The topics covered include:

  • basic OpenMP operations
  • loops
reduction variables

Who Should Attend:

This session is intended for current WestGrid account holders who have had some experience with programming in C/C++ or FORTRAN and would like to learn how to use OpenMP directives in their code. Familiarity with logging in to WestGrid systems, using UNIX and basic job script commands is recommended. 

Seminar Slides