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Tutorial Details: Use of Tools for Code Optimization and Performance Tuning on the Altix

Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2006, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 585 Walter
Instructor(s): Shuxia Zhang, MSI

This tutorial will discuss the general techniques for optimizing computing code and performance tuning on the Altix.

Users will have a chance to learn through hands-on examples how to use hardware counters and profiling tools for code performance evaluation, tuning, memory usage, and I/O characteristics. In addition, we will discuss some tips on how to improve the performance of an application by using tuned libraries and compiler options.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of FORTRAN or C Programming Language