Search

link to homepage

Institute for Advanced Simulation (IAS)

Navigation and service


Training Course "Parallel I/O and Portable Data Formats"

(Course no. 61/2012 in the training programme of Forschungszentrum Jülich)

begin
28 Mar 2012 09:00
end
30 Mar 2012 16:30
duration
3 days
Instructors:
Wolfgang Frings, Dr. Michael Stephan, Dr. Florian Janetzko, JSC
Contents:

Numerical simulations conducted on current high-performance computing (HPC) systems face an ever growing need for scalability. Larger HPC platforms provide opportunities to push the limitations on size and properties of what can be accurately simulated. Therefore, it is needed to process larger data sets, be it reading input data or writing results. Serial approaches on handling I/O in a parallel application will dominate the performance on massively parallel systems, leaving a lot of computing resources idle during those serial application phases.

In addition to the need for parallel I/O, input and output data is often processed on different platforms. Heterogeneity of platforms can impose a high level of maintenance, when different data representations are needed. Portable, selfdescribing data formats such as HDF5 and netCDF are examples of already widely used data formats within certain communities.

This course will introduce the use of parallel I/O (MPI I/O) and the HDF5 as well as the netCDF and the SIONlib library interfaces. Participants should have experience in parallel programming with MPI, and either C/C++ or Fortran in particular.

Duration:
3 days
Dates:
28 - 30 March 2012, 9:00 - 16:30
Venue:
Ausbildungsraum 1, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, building 16.3, room 021
Registration:

A minimum of 5 participants is required.
Registration is necessary until 14 March 2012!

Please register with:

Photo Wolfgang Frings
Dr. Wolfgang Frings
Phone: +49 2461 61-2435
email: w.frings@fz-juelich.de



Servicemeu

Homepage

Logo

 

 

 

YOUR OPINION MATTERS!

 

Dear visitor,

To make our website suit your needs even more and to give it a more appealing design, we would like you to answer a few short questions.

Answering these questions will take approx. 10 min.

Start now Close window

Thank you for your support!

 

In case you have already taken part in our survey or in case you have no time to take part now, you can simply close the window by clicking "close".

If you have any questions on the survey, please do not hesitate to contact: webumfrage@fz-juelich.de.

 

Your Team at Forschungszentrum Jülich

 

Note: Forschungszentrum Jülich works with the market research institute SKOPOS to anonymously conduct and analyze the survey. SKOPOS complies with the statutory requirements on data protection as well as with the regulations of ADM (Arbeitskreis Deutscher Markt- und Sozialforschungsinstitute e.V.) and ESOMAR (Europäische Gesellschaft für Meinungs- und Marketingforschung). Your data will not be forwarded to third parties.