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Skills you will gain

Distributed ComputingComputer ArchitectureOpenmpParallel Computing

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

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Learners taking this Course are

  • Machine Learning Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Research Assistants
  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • Data Scientists

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Modern Code

7 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
1.1 Why this course?5m
1.2 How Computers Get Faster6m
1.3 Intel Architecture6m
1.4 Modern Code5m
1.5 What You Are Going To Learn1m
1.6 Remote Access11m
1 reading
Modern Code10m
1 practice exercise
Modern code10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Vectorization

13 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
2.2 Vectorizing Your Code5m
2.3.1 Automatic Vectorization5m
2.3.2 Will This Vectorize?15m
2.4 Guided Automatic Vectorization4m
2.8.1 Stencil Introduction2m
2.8 Stencil9m
2.5 SIMD-Enabled Functions3m
2.6 Vector Dependence5m
2.7 Strip Mining1m
Numerical Integration Introduction2m
2.9 Integral Vectorization8m
2.10 Learn More1m
3 readings
Vectorization10m
Code Download10m
Code Download10m
1 practice exercise
Vectorization10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Multithreading with OpenMP

10 videos (Total 41 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Demo: Forks9m
3.2 Creating Threads4m
3.3 Variable Sharing1m
3.4 Parallel Loops5m
3.5 Data Races Mutexes4m
3.7 Parallel Reduction4m
Stencil Introduction2m
Stencil Demonstration3m
Learn More1m
3 readings
Multithreading with OpenMP10m
Code Download10m
Code Download10m
1 practice exercise
OpenMP14m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Memory Traffic

14 videos (Total 57 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
14 videos
4.2 Memory Hierarchy7m
4.3 High Bandwidth Memory3m
4.4 Memory Allocation1m
Stencil Introduction2m
Demo: Stencil with numactl3m
Demo: Stencil with Memkind3m
4.5 Bypassing Caches2m
Stencil Demonstration-Nontemporal1m
Stencil Demonstration-Char3m
4.6 Locality in Space7m
4.7 Locality in Time8m
Integral Introduction2m
Integral Demonstration28s
3 readings
Memory Traffic10m
Code Download10m
Code Download10m
1 practice exercise
Memory traffic16m
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Instructor

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Andrey Vladimirov

Head of High-Performance Computing Research
Colfax International

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