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Performance Portability with Kokkos

NERSC is hosting a four-day training event on Kokkos, date TBD, in March, 2019. This workshop is intended to teach new Kokkos users how to get started and to help existing Kokkos users improve their codes. The training will cover the minimum required topics to get your application started on using Kokkos, and Kokkos experts will be on hand to help the more advanced users. Location TBD Agenda Time Meal Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4     Beginning Advanced Beginning Advanced Beginning Advanced All… Read More »

New User Training: January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

NERSC is hosting a one-day training event for new users on Friday, January 25, 2019.  The goal is to provide users new to NERSC with the basics on our computational systems; accounts and allocations; programming environment, tools, and best practices; and data ecosystem.  Location This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 4102. Please see below for remote connection information.  Agenda (tentative) Time… Read More »

Edison to KNL User Training: December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018

NERSC is hosting a half-day training event for user who depend primarily on Edison on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am (Pacific Time).  The goal is to provide users who have not yet moved their workflows from Edison to the KNL nodes on Cori with the basics on how to compile and run jobs. Location This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 3049. Please see below for remote connection… Read More »

New User Training: November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018

NERSC is hosting a one-day training event for new users on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  The goal is to provide users new to NERSC with the basics on our computational systems; accounts and allocations; programming environment, tools, and best practices; and data ecosystem.  Location This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 4102. Please see below for remote connection information.  Agenda Time… Read More »

Chemistry and Materials Science Application Training 2018

NERSC will present a one hour online training class focused on Chemistry and Materials Science applications, Q-Chem and VASP, on June 29, 2018, Friday, from 10:00-11:00 PDT. This training class will be provided by Evgeny Epifanovsky at Q-Chem, Inc, and Zhengji Zhao at NERSC. The targeted audience will be new to intermediate NERSC users who want to use Q-Chem and/or who want to use VASP at NERSC. The Q-Chem class will cover the features provided by Q-Chem as well as how to use it on the… Read More »

Cray Programming Environment Workshop, June 14, 2018

Speakers: Heidi Poxon, John Levesque, Luiz DeRose, Cray Location: Berkeley Lab, Room 50B-4205. Berkeley, CA Time:  9:00am - 5:00pm PDT,  June 14, 2018.   Workshop Description The "Applying a “Whack-a-mole” Method using Cray’s perftools to identify the Moles" presentation in the morning will demonstrate some of the new capabilities available with the Cray performance tools, and will cover a recommended process of using the tools to identify key bottlenecks (moles) in a program, and… Read More »

Beyond OpenMP Common Core Training, May 4, 2018

Speakers: Timothy Mattson, Intel; Helen He, NERSC  Location: Berkeley Lab, Room 50B-1237. Berkeley, CA Time:  9:00am - 5:00pm PDT,  May 4, 2018.   Tutorial Description Most OpenMP programmers use only about 19 items from the language. We call these 19 items “the OpenMP Common Core”. Programmers may spend their entire OpenMP programming careers safely inside the common core. Well rounded OpenMP programmers, however, should be aware of what lays just beyond the common core. These less… Read More »

Debugging and Profiling with Allinea (ARM) Tools and Others, April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018

NERSC will be hosting an in-person and remote training for all users on Cori KNL nodes. Read More »

New User Training: March 21, 2018

NERSC is hosting a one-day training event for new users on Wednesday, March 21, 2017.  The goal is to provide users new to NERSC with the basics on our computational systems; accounts and allocations; programming environment, tools, and best practices; and data ecosystem.  Location This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 4102. Please see below for remote connection information. Presentations will be recorded… Read More »

Cori KNL Hackathon, March 7, 2018

NERSC will be hosting an in-person and remote training for all users on Cori KNL nodes. Read More »

Intel Compilers, Tools, and Libraries Training, March 6, 2018

NERSC will host a training event for users about Intel compilers, tools, and libraries on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  The main presenters will be from Intel.  The training will be held at Building 59, Room 3101 (CRT Building, aka Wang Hall). Note: There is a Cori KNL Hackathon on the following day that we strongly suggest you to register as well, so that you can directly apply the information learned here towards the improving your application performance on Cori KNL. Attendees who have an… Read More »

OpenMP Common Core: February 2018

Description OpenMP is the de facto standard for writing parallel applications for shared memory computers. Over 20 years of the development, with a specification over 350 pages now, OpenMP has grown into an intimidating API viewed by many as for “experts only”. Most OpenMP programmers, however, use around 19 items from the specification. We call these 19 items the “OpenMP Common Core”. By focusing on the common core, we make OpenMP what it was always meant to be; an easy API for… Read More »

Roofline Training 11/8/2017 - 11/9/2017

November 8, 2017

In collaboration with Intel and LBNL's Computational Research Division, NERSC will host a Roofline Training at the CRT building (Bld 59, room 3101) on the LBNL campus from November 8 to 9. The meeting is intended for advanced users who are interested in learning about new optimization tools and techniques. We will focus on the roofline model and new roofline features in the Intel Advisor including DRAM roofline data collection and cache-simulator based roofline collections. The training will… Read More »

Cori KNL Hands On Hack-A-Thon

September 27, 2017

NERSC will be hosting an in-person and remote hack-a-thon for all users on Cori KNL nodes. Read More »

Tapia 2017 HPC Workshop

September 23, 2017

Material for the Tapia 2017 HPC workshop will be posted here for participants.  Hands-on materials can be accessed on Cori with: $ module load training/tapia-2017$ cd $TRAINING Morning session The sessions are organised around a series of hands-on exercises, which can be found in our github repository for training material.  Introduction to Cori/KNL Burst Buffer introduction and slides for the hands-on session. Afternoon session Code Optimisation Into to OpenMP Generally useful information… Read More »

Debugging and Profiling Party with Allinea Tools, June 28, 2017

June 9, 2017

NERSC will be hosting an in-person and remote training for all users on Cori KNL nodes. Read More »

Scaling to Petascale Institute, June 26-30, 2017

  NERSC is co-organizing the Scaling to Petascale Institute, June 26-30, 2017. Location This event will be presented online. Attendees can register to attend in person at many sites across the US, Costa Rica, and Brazil, including attending at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 3104. Please see the Scaling to Petascale Institute website for more information. Registration Please register at the Scaling to Petascale Institute website. You must use (or create a new) XSEDE account to… Read More »

Cori KNL Training (Spring 2017)

June 9, 2017

NERSC will be hosting an in-person and remote training for all users on Cori KNL nodes. Read More »

Intel Compilers, Tools, and Libraries Training, Mar 9-10, 2017

NERSC will host a two-day training event for users about Intel compilers, tools, and libraries from Thursday, March 9 to Friday, March 10. The main presenters will be from Intel. Topics and Agenda (all time Pacific Standard Time) Thursday 3/9/2017, Day 1 Time (PDT)TopicPresenter9:00 am - 9:10 am Inttroduction and Logistics Helen He, NERSC 9:10 am - 9:25 am Intel Developers Products Overview Jeff Rodgers, Intel 9:25 am - 10:30 am Intel Compilers (Composer XE) Optimization and Vectorization… Read More »

CSGF 2017 HPC Workshop

July 26, 2017

Hands-on materials can be accessed on Cori with: $ module load training/csgf-2017$ cd $TRAINING Optimizing for Intel's Knights Landing – Memory Hierarchy For the Memory hierarchy exercise: https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/optimizing-memory-bandwidth-in-knights-landing-on-stream-triad And for the STREAM benchmark: https://github.com/jeffhammond/STREAM For the Burst Buffer tutorial materials, please see this page.  OpenMP quick reference card (Fortran) NX in the Web… Read More »