GPU Training Workshop

Date: Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 October 2012.

Venue:

Ops & Teaching Room, G40, Ground floor, Ken & Julie Michael Building, 7 Fairway, ICRAR / University of Western Australia

 

Speakers:

Mr ShinKee Chung, University of Western Australia

Mr Jason Wang, University of Western Australia

Dr Chris Harris, iVec,University of Western Australia

Mr Jay Banyer, University of Sydney 

 

Workshop resources:

- zip file of all workshop material, incl. code
- source code for CPU vs GPU algorithms

- CUDA Exercise Summaries (pdf)
- CUDA workshop exercises (pdf)
- Exercises for clusters (pdf)
- CPU vs GPU presentation (pdf)
- Chris Harris Computing with Fornax_web (pdf)
- Introduction to GPU, Day 1 (pdf)
- Optimisation in CUDA, Day 2 (pdf)

 

PROGRAM

Day 1
Monday 8 October 2012

10:00 AM    Welcome coffee and registration
   
10:30 AM    Opening and general matters   
Speaker: Professor Lister Staveley-Smith and Mr Shinkee Chung

10:45 AM    Introduction to Fornax Cluster   
Speaker: Dr Chris Harris

11:15 AM    Interactive Tutorial: Programming in Cluster Environment
Facilitator: Dr Chris Harris

12:30 PM    Lunch   

1:30 PM    Introduction to GPU and CUDA Programming.
Speaker: Mr Shinkee Chung

2:00 PM    Interactive Tutorial:  CUDA Programming Basics
Facilitators:  Mr Shinkee Chung, Mr Jason Wang and Dr Chirs Harris

3:00 PM    Afternoon Tea   

3:45 PM    Interactive Tutorial: (continued)   
Facilitators: Mr Shinkee Chung, Mr Jason Wang and Dr Chris Harris

5:00 PM    First Day Summary and Close
Speaker:  Mr Shinkee Chung
       
       
Day 2      
Tuesday 9 October 2012

9:00 AM    Importance of Optimizing CUDA Programs
Speaker:  Mr Shinkee Chung

9:30 AM    Interactive Tutorial: Optimization Techniques in CUDA
Facilitators: Mr Shinkee Chung, Mr Jason Wang and Dr Chris Harris

10:45 AM    Morning Tea
   
11:15 AM    Interactive Tutorial: (continued)   
Facilitators: Mr Shinkee Chung, Mr Jason Wang and Dr Chris Harris

12:30 PM    Lunch   

1:30 PM    Final Summary of Interactive Tutorials
Speaker:  Mr Shinkee Chung

2:00 PM    Interactive Session: Accelerating Existing Astronomy Algorithms and Share Your Algorithm   
Mr Jay Banyer and Mr Shinkee Chung

3:30 PM    Close   

 

For feedback on the workshop, please contact:

Mr ShinKee Chung
E: shinkee.chung@icrar.org
T: + 61 8 6488 5072