High Performance Computing, Parallel Programming and Administration

( 17th July-22nd July, 2017)

Venue: Inderprastha Engineering College, Ghaziabad, UP

Last Date for Registration: July 13th, 2017

Eligibility: Faculty of engineering/technical institutions and Persons from Govt. departments/labs and industry.

Experts from Academia/Industry: Wipro Technologies, Industry Experts & Dr. Sudip Roy (IITR)

Objective of the Courses

  • High-performance computing (HPC) is the use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently, reliably and quickly.
  • The objective of the course is to provide exhaustive knowledge on High Performance Computing Administration and introduce Parallel Programming to the participants.
  • The focus of the program would be on practical aspects through interactive lab sessions on Cluster Implementation, Administration, Troubleshooting and Programming. Successful case studies and real time use cases would be shared.
  • Benefits and Outcomes of the Course

    The program would help the participants in acquiring the skills needed to implement and maintain the HPC clusters.
    Participants would also acquire the skills needed to efficiently utilize a HPC cluster through workload management, application installation & benchmarking and knowledge on various components of cluster stack. This would enable them on being updated with the current computation environment and use them effectively.
    The course is designed wherein the participants will be given a thorough understanding of the following topics:
  • Introduction to High Performance Computing
  • Computer Architecture and Hardware
  • Linux System Administration
  • Shell Scripting
  • Cluster Architecture
  • High Speed Interconnects
  • Cluster Planning, Design & Implementation
  • Workload Management
  • Co-Processors and Accelerators
  • Parallel File System
  • Cluster Benchmarking
  • Programming Shared and Distributed Memory systems

  • Course Program

  • The program is split into lectures and labs/hands-on sessions.
  • Course evaluation by quizzes and project work.
  • Hands-on experience on basic & advanced-level topics.
  • Interaction & learning with experts from academia & industry pan India.
  • Certificates with grades to participants by E&ICT Academy IITR.

  • Course Content:
  • Introduction to HPC and Parallel Programming
  • Compilers & Optimization.
  • Introduction to Accelerators-GPU Programming, Intel Xeon Phi
  • Vectorization
  • OpenMP
  • Message Passing Interface
  • Debugging & Profiling Tools
  • Performance Libraries-IPP, BLAS, LAPACK, MKL, ACML
  • Important Details

    Last Date for Registration:
    July 13th, 2017
    40 seats on first-cum-first-serve basis
    05 seats for research scholers
    6 days, 40 hours
    Food & Accommodation
    No food, accommodation & TA will be provided.
    Registration Fee
    Faculty Members: Rs. 2,000/-
    Research scholers: Rs. 1500/-
    Persons from Industry: Rs. 5,000/-
    Payment Details
    Demand draft in favor of "Dean SRIC IIT Roorkee" payable at Roorkee
    How to Apply
    You can apply online by click here to fill-up the application form OR you can download offline form and email scanned copy to eict@iitr.ac.in
    Contact Details
    Dr. Sanjeev Manhas (P.I., E&ICT Academy, ECE Dept, IITR) eict@iitr.ac.in, +91-1332-28 6457
    Ms. Priyanka D. Gupta (Local coordinator, Head EDC, IPEC, Ghaziabad) priyanka.gupta@ipec.org.in, +91-9540038914

    The Demand Draft with application form must reach to the following address: Dr. Sanjeev Manhas, EICT Academy, ECE Department, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667.

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