Mira Performance Boot Camp 2013

Mira Performance Boot Camp

 

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Mira Performance Boot Camp 2013

Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

Held May 21 – 24, 2013

With access to leadership-class systems and hands-on assistance from the performance engineers skilled to take your code to the next level, don’t miss the scaling workshop that has produced Gordon Bell finalists for four years running.

  • Hit your highest performance numbers in preparation for INCITE 2014
  • Try your code out on full-system Mira reservations
  • Work one-on-one with our staff of experts to optimize your code’s performance

 

Agenda

Presentation titles are linked to slides where available:

Day 1 - May 21
8:15 a.m.            Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Introduction to Workshop & Safety Review
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Welcome - Mike Papka
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m Understanding Blue Gene/Q Hardware - Scott Parker
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Key Tuning Tips - Vitali Morozov
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Vector Intrinsics Optimization, Bob Walkup, IBM
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ALCF HPC Systems - William Scullin
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch - The INCITE Process - James Osborn
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Performance Tools & Bottlenecks - Scott Parker
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Collaboration
5:15 p.m. 1st shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
5:40 p.m. Last shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
   
   
Day 2 - May 22
8:15 a.m.            Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Hands-on Collaboration
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Mysteries of the Deep: What happens inside of MPI on Blue Gene/Q and why it matters - Jeff Hammond
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on Collaboration
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. TAU Performance Tools - Sameer Shende
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Parallel I/O on the Blue Gene/Q - Venkat Vishwanath
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Collaboration
5:15 p.m. 1st shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
5:40 p.m. Last shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
   
Day 3 - May 23
8:15 a.m.            Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Ensemble Jobs on the Blue Gene/Q - Paul Rich
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hands-on Collaboration
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Debugging at Scale on the Blue Gene/Q - Ray Loy
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Debugging with TotalView - Ed Hinkel
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Debugging with Allinea DDT
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Blue Gene Performance Data Repository and Application Data Prefetching - I-Hsin Chung, IBM
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hands-on Collaboration
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Your Data Analysis Needs and Tukey - Joe Insley
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Collaboration
5:15 p.m. 1st shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
5:40 p.m. Last shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
   
Day 4 - May 24
8:15 a.m.            Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Hands-on
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. INCITE Q&A Session
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hands-on
2:00 p.m. Adjourn (Depart from building 240) No Shuttle to Guest House

 

Lodging

Registration for the workshop does not reserve your hotel room. Please contact the Argonne Guest House directly at 630.739.6000. To receive the preferred rate, please book your room reservation by May 6, and mention “Mira Performance Boot Camp."

Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439-4844

Gate passes may be used only to gain site access for the person to whom the pass was issued.

All guests staying at the Argonne Guest House must obtain a gate pass. Non-U.S. citizen guests require additional documentation processing. If someone is accompanying you to this workshop, please contact MiraPerformanceBootCamp@alcf.anl.gov for your guest’s gate pass. Visitors, except Argonne Guest House or Lodging residents, may not authorize site access or issuance of a gate pass for any other person.

This workshop is being held in TCS building 240, Conference Room 1416

Important Information:

Registration is REQUIRED by all who are attending this workshop. To register, click here. Gate passes are required by all visitors to enter Argonne’s site. Visitors are defined as person(s) seeking access to the site who ARE NOT regular Argonne employees or other site occupants.

Visitors who have been issued a gate pass may enter the site for Laboratory-approved activities subject to the time and date restrictions on their gate pass. All visitors are required to present photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, to receive a gate pass. In addition, all those operating a motor vehicle on site must have a valid driver’s license. Passes must be worn in plain view, on the upper part of the body, at all times while on site. Gate passes may be used only to gain site access for the person to whom the pass was issued. Visitors, except Argonne Guest House or Lodging residents, may not authorize site access or issuance of a gate pass for any other person.

Transportation Information:

If you are not traveling to Argonne via private or rental car, please note that limousine and taxi drivers who are not US citizens may be unable to enter the lab. We strongly recommend you contact United Limousine for your ground transportation needs. As a contracted provider, United Limousine is familiar with Argonne security processes and will assure your driver meets clearance criteria.

  • United Limousine Reservations: 630-969-3865
  • Airport Arrivals: 800-331-9037 or 630-969-3865

NOTE: Please let United Limousine know you are traveling to Argonne National Laboratory.

Directions to ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY:

http://www.alcf.anl.gov/about/visiting-us

Registration

Click here to register.

Presentations

Workshop presentations will be posted on our presentations page as they become available.