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Day 1 (Nov 18th)

9:00 am to 9:15am: Introduction.
9:15 am to 10:00 am: Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition Overview + MPI + MPI Tools
10:00 am to 10:15 am : Coffee Break
10:00 am to 11:00 am: Intel® Composer XE (Compiler) + Libraries
11:00 am to 12:00 am: Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE (Profiler) + Intel® Inspector XE
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm: Hands on session
3:30 pm to 3:45 pm : Coffee Break
3:45 pm to 5:30 pm: Hands on session

Day 2 (Nov 19th)

9:00 am to 9:30 am: Summary Day 1 + General Q&A
9:30 am to 10:00 am: Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library
10:000 am to 11:00 pm: Optimization Workflow Automation (Intel® Advisor XE)
10:00 am to 10:15 am : Coffee Break
11:00 am to 12:00 pm: Programming for devices: Intel® Xeon PHI, Intel® GPU’s, IOT etc.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Hands on session
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm: Customer meetings (TBC)

Notes: For the hands-on sessions, attendees may opt to use their own Linux* or Windows* based laptop. The ability to re-compile code is necessary for the hands-on work. Wired Internet access will be available and HPC accounts in a local HPC system will be provided.

Attendees will be expected to be able to install the Intel® Parallel Studio Cluster Edition package on their laptops.


Details of individual modules:

Intel® Message Passing Interface Library

  1. Intel MPI Library
  2. Overview
  3. What’s New in the latest release
  4. Intel Trace Analyzer and Collector
  5. Tracing your MPI application with Intel Trace Collector
  6. Performance analysis with Intel Trace Analyzer
  7. Demo
  8. Ideal Interconnect Simulator & Imbalance Diagrams
  9. MPI Performance Snapshot and scalable statistics
  10. MPI Correctness Checking
  11. Intel MPI Benchmarks

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE Performance (1 hour)

  1. Types of Analysis
  2. Hotspots Analysis
  3. Concurrency/Locks and Waits Analysis
  4. CPU Event Based Analysis
  5. Advanced Features
  6. Command Line Analysis
  7. Remote Data Collection
  8. Result Comparison
  9. What’s New in the latest release

Introduction to Intel® Compilers (1 hour)

  1. Introduction to Intel Compilers
  2. Optimization Essentials with the Intel Compiler
  3. Optimization basics
  4. Compiling for AVX
  5. Forcing/Controlling Vectorization with pragma SIMD
  6. Multi-Core, Cilk+, and OpenMP

Introduction to Intel® Inspector XE (1 hour)

  1. Types of Analysis
  2. Memory Checking Analysis
  3. Threading Analysis
  4. Static Analysis
  5. Preparing Sources
  6. Managing Results
  7. Advanced Features