Supercomputing in Plain English: Online Workshop

Oklahoma University will be offering a series of free online workshops called “Supercomputing In Plain English.”  The workshops will be help on Tuesdays at 3PM starting on January 25, 2010.  You can follow along with the presenter using a variety of videoconferencing options along with lecture slides and the opportunity to submit questions via e-mail or phone.

See the web site for the workshop or get in touch with Andrew Ruether from ITS (aruethe2, x8254) for more information.  If you are planning to participate, drop Andrew an e-mail.  If we have enough interest we will set up a dedicated videoconference space.

Tentative Schedule
Tue Jan 25: Overview: What the Heck is Supercomputing?
Tue Feb 1: The Tyranny of the Storage Hierarchy
Tue Feb 15: Instruction Level Parallelism
Tue Feb 22: Stupid Compiler Tricks
Tue March 1: Shared Memory Multithreading
Tue March 8: NO SESSION
Tue March 15: NO SESSION
Tue March 22: Distributed Multiprocessing
Tue March 29: NO SESSION
Tue Apr 5: Applications and Types of Parallelism
Tue Apr 12: Multicore Madness
Tue Apr 19: High Throughput Computing
Tue Apr 26: GPGPU: Number Crunching in Your Graphics Card
Tue May 3: Grab Bag: Scientific Libraries, I/O Libraries, Visualization