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POSTPONED -- PRACE training course "High-performance computing with Python"

This course was postponed to the second half of 2020.
(Course no. 882020 in the training programme 2020 of Forschungszentrum Jülich)

08 Jun 2020 09:00
10 Jun 2020 16:30
Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Ausbildungsraum 2, building 16.3, room 211
Target audience:
Scientists who want to use Python on supercomputers

Python is increasingly used in high-performance computing projects. It can be used either as a high-level interface to existing HPC applications and libraries, as embedded interpreter, or directly.

This course combines lectures and hands-on sessions. We will show how Python can be used on parallel architectures and how to optimize critical parts of the kernel using various tools.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Interactive parallel programming with IPython
  • Profiling and optimization
  • High-performance NumPy
  • Just-in-time compilation with numba
  • Distributed-memory parallel programming with Python and MPI
  • Bindings to other programming languages and HPC libraries
  • Interfaces to GPUs

This course is aimed at scientists who wish to explore the productivity gains made possible by Python for HPC.

This course is a PRACE training course.

Good working knowledge of Python and NumPy
This course is given in English.
3 days
postponed to autumn 2020 (original date 8-10 June 2020, 9:00-16:30)
Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Ausbildungsraum 2, building 16.3, room 211
Number of participants:
minimum 5
Dr. Jan Meinke, Dr. Olav Zimmermann, JSC
Photo Dr. Jan Meinke
Dr. Jan Meinke
Phone: +49 2461 61-2315
closed until the new date is set.

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JSC Events - Measures Regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the preventive measures at Forschungszentrum Jülich regarding the spread of the Coronavirus, JSC courses were cancelled or postponed. For the time being and with the rapidly changing situation in mind, JSC cannot foresee whether courses and events in the next months can take place as scheduled as face-2-face events. Seminars will preferably be streamed as video conferences, courses might be postponed or partly given as online events. We still take registrations for the upcoming courses. All participants who registered for courses so far will be notified by e-mail after the regular registration deadline whether and how the courses will be held.

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