Registration is now open for the Scaling to Petascale Institute, which will be held June 26-30, 2017. The petascale institute is a collaboration between multiple institutions. The purpose of the institute is for people who are developing, modifying, and supporting research projects to enhance their knowledge and skills to scale software to petascale and emerging extreme-scale computing systems. Basic familiarity with Linux, programming, and MPI are recommended. The agenda includes introductory and advanced MPI, OpenMP, scaling, profiling, and debugging, GPU programming, OpenACC, Phi programming, scientific libraries, Parallel I/O, HDF5, Globus, and software engineering.
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Argonne’s intensive two-week summer training program on extreme-scale computing will be held July 30—August 11, 2017. The deadline to apply is March 10, 2017. Doctoral students, postdocs, and scientists interested in conducting computational science and engineering research on large-scale computers are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit: http://extremecomputingtraining.anl.gov/
NERSC will host a three-day training event for users on Cori KNL Programming Environment, Debugging and Optimization from Tuesday February 14 to Thursday February 16. The main presenters will be from Cray.
The Center for Computational Excellence played an important role in the successful completion of the DOE HEP Exascale Requirements Review. The report is available here: ASCR/HEP Exascale Requirements Review Final Report
Please join NERSC for a training on the Knight’s Landing (KNL) Processor and Cori Phase II on Thursday, November 3 from 9 am to 4 pm (Pacific time). Topics include and overview of the KNL architecture, how to gain access to the KNL partition of Cori, tools such as VTune and Craypat, and case studies from the NESAP program.
For more information and to register, please see: https://www.nersc.gov/users/training/events/cori-knl-training/
Workshop for Beyond Leading Order Calculations on HPCs
Hosted by Argonne & FermiLab LPC
Sponsored by the DOE HEP Center for Computing Excellence
Coordinators: Taylor Childers & Liz Sexton-Kennedy
Time: September 22-23 (9am – 6pm on Thursday, 9am – 12pm on Friday)
Location: Fermilab, specific room to be announced.
The DOE will spend $0.5B over the next three years to replace current supercomputing resources with new machines. Current machines provide about 15B core-hours per year to scientific research, with LHC experiments using around 100M core-hours per year. The new machines will provide more than an order of magnitude increase in the computing resources available at the HPC institutes such as the NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing) center, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, and the Oak Ridge Computing Facility. HEP must focus on using these machines effectively in order to achieve the science goals set out by the P5 report. This workshop brings together developers of parton event generators and software experts from HPC institutes in order to work toward HPC friendly codes that allow for the most compute intensive calculations to scale to millions of parallel processes.
As a follow-up to the DS@LHC2015 we are organizing a hands-on workshop/hackshop on Data Science in High Energy Physics at the Simons Foundation in NY on July 5-7 2016. The workshop will bring together computer/data scientists and physicists and we expect to formulate new ideas and solutions for a variety of detection and physics analysis challenges. We will work on focus topics such as tracking, calorimetry, anomaly detection and newly emerging paradigms in machine learning (such as density ratio estimation) and try to stay close to challenges that involve the raw data.
VIII edition of the School ESC (Efficiency in Scientific Computing)
Bertinoro (FC) 24-29 October 2016
The eighth edition of the INFN International School on “Architectures, tools and methodologies for developing efficient large scale scientific computing applications – ESC16″ will be held in Bertinoro (Italy) from the 24th to the 29th October 2016.
30 May – 31 May 2016 at CERN
Vidyo Remote Connection available.
The Developers@CERN Forum is an event by developers, for developers, aimed at promoting knowledge and experience sharing.
This edition will take place at the IT Amphitheatre, on the 30th and 31st of May afternoons. It will consist of a series of short presentations and workshops. The topic for this conference will be Python at CERN: language, frameworks and tools.
This intensive three-day scaling workshop held May 24-26 at the ALCF is geared for experienced HPC users interested in applying for a major allocation award (i.e., INCITE, ALCC). Learn tools and techniques from ALCF and industry experts, then leverage 12 hours of dedicated hands-on time and full-system reservations to take your code to the next level. To register, visit http://www.alcf.anl.gov/workshops/scaling-science-2016