HPC User Training

For new users and HPC beginners in general we recommend to visit the HPC-Cafe, which takes place  on every second Tuesday of the month.

Recommended Courses

Courses for HPC core skills:

  • Parallel Programming of High Performance Systems: general introduction to programming for HPC system, one-week block course, held once a year as cooperation of RRZE and LRZ at alternating locations
  • Parallel Programming Workshop (OpenMP and MPI) held by Rolf Rabenseifner at various locations
  • Introduction to hybrid programming in HPC held by HLRS, RRZE, and VSC (Vienna Scientific Cluster) at various locations
  • Node-Level Performance Engineering held by us (RRZE) at various locations

Programming language specific courses:

  • Fortran for Scientific Computing held by Uwe Küster at HLRS
  • Programming with Fortran held by Reinhold Bader at LRZ
  • Advanced Fortran Topics held by Reinhold Bader at LRZ
  • C++ with Focus on Software Engineering (Intermediate and Advanced courses) held by Klaus Iglberger at various locations

There is a wealth of other tutorials and workshops at German HPC centers. These courses are often provided free of charge for academic attendees. A good overview about upcoming courses can be found in the Gauss-Allianz HPC-Calendar, the HLRS training portal and the LRZ training portal.

Have a look in above course portals if you are interested in application domain specific or even application specific workshops.

An overview of past courses is available here.