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Tutorial Details: Cell SDK Short Course

Date: April 04, 10:00 AM - April 05, 04:00 PM,
Location: 585 Walter
Instructor(s): IBM,

This two-day cell training event provides a comprehensive technical overview of the cell architecture, programming models, and software development environment. It will also cover the cell software development tool kit (SDK) plus hands-on exercise to give participants opportunities to practice cell programming.

You will learn about the cell multi-core features and components including the Power Processor Element (PPE), Synergistic Processor Element (SPE), Memory Flow Controller (MFC), Element Interconnect Bus (EIB), and I/O and memory interfaces. To develop your application on the 9-core heterogeneous cell, you will be introduced to many cell programming concepts such as the differences between PPE and SPE instruction sets, domains of space, and threading model.

Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Basic programming in C