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Tutorial Details: Efficient Use of Multi-core Architecture for Maximizing Application Performance

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 575 Walter
Instructor(s): Shuxia Zhang, MSI

Nowadays, almost all desktops and laptops are equipped with multi-core facilities. Collectively, efficient use of this type of machine can have a valuable economic impact. This tutorial will help MSI users who are running sequential codes on either their desktops or MSI’s lab machines improve computing performance by taking advantage of computing power provided by the multi-core systems. It will teach the attendees a series of tactics, which can be used for speeding up their calculations, including C, FORTRAN and Matlab jobs.

Level: Introductory
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of FORTRAN, C and MATLAB