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Introduction to parallel programming with MPI and OpenMP (training course, online)

This course will take place as an online event. The link to the online platform will be provided to the registrants only.


01 Mar 2021 09:00
05 Mar 2021 16:30


An introduction to the parallel programming of supercomputers is given. The focus is on the usage of the Message Passing Interface (MPI), the most often used programming model for systems with distributed memory. Furthermore, OpenMP will be presented, which is often used on shared-memory architectures.

The first four days of the course consist of lectures and short exercises. A fifth day is devoted to demonstrating the use of MPI and OpenMP in a larger context. To this end, starting from a simple but representative serial algorithm, a parallel version will be designed and implemented using the techniques presented in the course.


Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • MPI Basics
  • MPI Point-to-point communication

Day 2:

  • MPI Collective communication
  • MPI Data types

Day 3:

  • MPI I/O
  • MPI Communicators
  • MPI Thread compliance

Day 4:

  • OpenMP Parallel construct
  • OpenMP Data sharing
  • OpenMP Loop work sharing
  • OpenMP Task work sharing

Day 5:

  • Tutorial from serial to parallel program

Contents levelin hoursin %
Beginner's contents:14,147 %
Intermediate contents:930 %
Advanced contents:6,923 %
Community-targeted contents:00 %