PATC Systems Workshop: Programming MareNostrum 4

Date: 09/Apr/2018 Time: 09:00 - 10/Apr/2018 Time: 13:30


The course will take place in
Barcelona Supercomputing Centre,
within the UPC Campus Nord premises.

Vertex Building VS208

Target group: INTERMEDIATE level -for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge;

Cost: There is no registration fee. The attendees would need to cover the expenses for travel, accommodation and meals.

Primary tabs

DAY 1 (April, 9) 9am - 5pm


09:00h - 09:30h Introduction to BSC, PRACE PATC and this training (David Vicente)

09:30h - 10:30h MareNostrum 4 – the view from System administration group (Javier Bartolomé)

10:30h – 11:00h COFFEE BREAK

11:00h - 11:30h Deep Learning and Big data tools on MN4 (Carlos Tripiana)

11:30h - 12:15h How to use MN4  Basics: Batch system, file systems, compilers, modules, DT, DL, BSC commands (Oscar Hernandez, Rubén Ramos, Félix Ramos)

12:15h - 13:00h Hands-on I (Oscar Hernandez, Rubén Ramos, Félix Ramos)

13:00h - 14:30h LUNCH (not hosted)

14:30h - 15:15h How to use MN4 – HPC architectures and parallelism (Jorge Rodriguez, Pablo Ródenas)

15:15h - 16:00h How to use MN4 – Parallel programming: MPI, MPI IO, MKL, GREASY (Pablo Ródenas, Jorge Rodríguez)

16:00h - 16:15h COFFEE BREAK

16:15h - 16:45h Hands-on II (Pablo Ródenas, Jorge Rodriguez)

16:45h - 17:15h Optional: MareNostrum 4 visit (In the chapel) 

17:15h - Adjourn


DAY 2 (April, 10) 9am - 1pm


09:00h - 09:30h Optional: Doubts + Continue previous hands-on + Tunning your app (David Vicente, Jorge Rodríguez)

09:30h - 10:00h How can I get resources from you? (RES Marta Renato)
10:00h - 10:30h How can I get Resources from you? – (PRACE Cristian Morales)
10:30h - 11:00h COFFEE BREAK

11:00h - 11:30h Debugging on MareNostrum, from GDB to DDT (Pablo Ródenas, Oscar Hernandez)
11:30h - 12:30h Hands-on III – Debugging your application 
(Pablo Ródenas, Oscar Hernandez)
12:30h - 13:00h Wrap-up : Can we help you in your porting ? How ? when ? (David Vicente)

13:00h - Adjourn