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Tutorial Details: Introduction to the IBM BladeCenter

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2007, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 402 Walter
Instructor(s): Benjamin J Lynch, MSI, Shuxia Zhang, MSI

The Institute’s addition of an IBM BladeCenter significantly increased the computing power available, and introduces a unique architecture to the Institute. The 1,140 processor cores on this system are connected by an Infiniband switch for large parallel calculations.

This tutorial will give an overview of the queuing system and compiling tools available. It will show some examples of parallel performance, as well as examples of programs that can take advantage of this computer

Prerequisites: Basic UNIX Knowledge