Past Training

2015

  • Introduction to HPC @ UGent
    • A quick introductory training to start working on the HPC infrastructure of Ghent University
    • One half-day intro-session (before noon), followed by optional hands-on session (afternoon)
    • Research groups (>10 people) can request a session at hpc@ugent.be
      • 30 January 2015
    • Talks by Dr. Robert McClay: XALT, TACC Stats, EasyBuild, Lmod
      • 29 January 2015
      • Multimediaroom, campus de Sterre S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
      • More information and registration here.
      • Specialist Workshops in Scientific Computing 2015 (SWSC2015)
        • 9-10 April 2015: Node-level performance Engineering (Georg Hager) - Leuven
        • 22 April 2015: Message Passing Interface (MPI) (Jan Fostier) - Ghent
        • 20 May 2015: Migrating old to modern Fortran (Reinhold Bader) - Leuven
        • 21-22 May 2015: Introduction to multithreading and OpenMP (Reinhold Bader) - Ghent
        • More information and registration here.

     

    • Spring School on Computational Tools for Materials Science
      • 13-17 April 2015
      • Auditoria A2 and A3, campus de Sterre S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Ghent
      • More information and registration here.
    • BigData@UGent in practice
      • 4 May 2015
      • UGent-VIB Research Building FSVM, Technologiepark 927, B-9052 Zwijnaarde
      • More information and registration here.
    • Getting Started with High-Performance Computing
      • Module 1 - Unix command line, shell scripting and HPC basics
        • 27-29 May 2015, 9:00-17:00
        • Multimediaroom, campus Sterre S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
      • Module 2 - Python scripting
        • 1-3 June 2015, 9:00-17:00
        • Multimediaroom and auditorium A3, campus Sterre S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent
      • Teachers: Prof. P. Dawyndt, K. Hoste, E. Pauwels
      • More information and registration here.

    2014

    • Introduction to HPC @ UGent
      • A quick introductory training to start working on the HPC infrastructure of Ghent University
      • One half-day intro-session (before noon), followed by optional hands-on session (afternoon)
      • Research groups (>10 people) can request a session at hpc@ugent.be
        • 28 January 2014
        • 20 May 2014
        • 22 September 2014
    • Specialist Workshops in Parallel Computing 2014 (SWPC2014)
      • 14-15 April 2014: Introduction to multithreading and OpenMP (Reinhold Bader) - Ghent
      • 16 April 2014: Performance Tuning of OpenMP programs (Reinhold Bader) - Leuven
      • 22 April 2014: Message Passing Interface (MPI) (Jan Fostier) - Ghent
      • More information and registration here.
    • PerfExpert: Performance Optimization of Scientific Software
      • PerfExpert is a performance optimization tool for (scientific) software.
      • Leonardo Fielho (Texas Advanced Computing Centre - TACC, Austin, Texas) is visiting the HPC-UGent site and organizes a training-workshop on this tool.
      • 7 May 2014: Introductory training session
      • 8 May 2014: Performance Optimization workshop
    • Getting Started with High-Performance Computing
      • 26-28 May 2014: Unix command line & shell scripting
      • 2-4 June 2014: HPC basics & python scripting
      • Teachers: Prof. P. Dawyndt, K. Hoste, E. Pauwels
      • More information and registration here.
    • Lectures on Lmod and software-testing
      • Robert McLay (Texas Advanced Computing Centre - TACC, Austin, Texas) is visiting the HPC-UGent site and will deliver a series of lectures.
      • 12 June 2014: Intro to the Texas Advanced Computing Centre and Lmod, a module system to dynamically change the users' environment
      • 13 June 2014: Testing your software
      • More information and registration here.
    • Specialist course on Fortran
      • 5-7 November 2014
      • Trainer: Dr. Reinhold Bader (Leibniz Supercomputer Centre, Germany)
      • Multimediaroom, campus Sterre S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Ghent
      • More information and registration here

      2013

      • Specialist Workshops in Parallel Computing 2013 (SWPC2013)
        • 16-17 April 2013: Introduction to multithreading and OpenMP (Reinhold Bader) - Ghent and Leuven
        • 23-24 April 2013: Advanced multithreading/OpenMP (Georg Hager and Jan Treibig) - Ghent and Leuven
        • 8 May 2013: Message Passing Interface (MPI) (Jan Fostier) - Ghent
        • 15 May 2013: Message Passing Interface (MPI) (Jan Fostier) - Leuven
        • More information and registration here.

      2012

      • Specialist Workshops in Parallel Computing 2012 (SWPC2012)
        • 19-20 April 2012: Multithreading and multiprocessing (Georg Hager and Jan Treibig) - Ghent
        • 27 April 2012: GPGPU: Considerations for parallelizing code with CUDA (Carsten Griwods) - Ghent
        • 4 May 2012: Message Passing Interface (MPI) (Jan Fostier) - Ghent
        • 11 May 2012: MadReduce and Hadoop (Robin Aly) - Ghent
        • More information and registration here.