Registration is at http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/Conferences/BWUW/

AGENDA

May 22-23, 2013
NCSA Building room 1030
Urbana, Illinois

Agenda

May 22

08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Address (PDF)
09:00 - 09:30 Introduction to Blue Waters (PDF)

  • Login & CLE
  • System Architecture
  • Gemini interconnect
  • XE vs XK
  • IO architecture
  • HPSS architecture
  • Blue Waters support model

09:30 - 10:30 Running Applications on Blue Waters

  • Modules
  • Programming Environments
  • Programming Models
  • Job Submission
  • Setting process affinity (see above Programming Environments link)
  • Debugging

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 12:00 Hands-on session

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 Optimizing Applications on Blue Waters

  • Blue Waters CPU architecture (AMD CPU, cache, memory etc)
  • Blue Waters GPU architecture
  • Compiler support for optimizing applications
  • Performance libraries - CPU & GPU
  • OpenACC
  • CUDA
  • OpenCL

 

14:00 - 14:30 Blue Waters tools

  • Hardware performance counters
  • CrayPAT
  • Grid order, load imbalance
  • Apprentice 2
  • ATP
  • STAT
  • DDT
  • Congestion Protection

 

14:30 - 14:45 Break

14:45 - 15:00   Blue Waters tools


15:00 - 15:30 Visualization tools and support

15:30 - 17:00 Hands-on session and/or NPCF Tour

May 23

08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 - 09:30 Using Eclipse
09:30 - 10:30 Application IO on Blue Waters

10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Hands-on session - eclipse, IO
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:30 Scaling Applications on Blue Waters (pt1, pt2)

  • Our experience so far, current PRAC apps
  • Issues to watch for
  • General guidelines
  • When to approach for help

14:30 - 14:45 Break

14:45 - 15:30 GPU

15:30 - 17:00 Hands-on session and/or 4000K Viz demo