Short Course on Parallel Programming 2014

Title: Short Course on Parallel Programming
Dates: August 18- 20, 2014
Location: This short course is offered online through EdX. To access the pre-recorded lectures:

The 2014 Short Course on Parallel Programming ("boot camp") is intended to offer programmers a practical introduction to parallel programming techniques and tools on current parallel computers, including shared memory/multicore, GPU/manycore, distributed memory and cloud computing.

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This short course is offered through EdX. To access the online lectures:

Getting help during the course
Anyone is welcome to view the pre-recorded lectures free of charge at any time. However, if you'd like access to teaching assistants, we recommend taking the course during the following dates and times, when TA's will be available to help you:

Monday, August 18 from 9AM - 5PM PST
Tuesday, August 19 from 8:45AM - 3PM PST
Wednesday, August 20 from 8:45Am - 5PM PST

You may send questions to the TA's during these times by going to:


Participants can choose to do the homework assignments locally in Soda Hall, or online as a virtual student. (Participating locally has the benefit of having access to the teaching assistants on-site. However, if you wish to do the homework assignments remotely, you must also register for an XSEDE account (instructions below).

*On-site participation:*

On-site attendees will have access to teaching assistants for help with hands on assignments. In order to participate in hands-on assignments, you will need to:
2) Provide your own laptop
3) Get an Airbears guest account login (guest accounts will be provided on-site)
4) Fill out a form for an account to access the parallel server (forms will be provided on-site).

*On-line participation:*

To participate in the homework assignments remotely, please follow these steps:
1) REGISTER HERE for an XSEDE account
2) REGISTER HEREto participate online
(You'll be asked to provide your XSEDE portal username on the second registration form)

Note: All participants interested in the hands-on assignment whether onsite or online are suggested to register an account with XSEDE as main Q&A forums will use to which you can login with an XSEDE portal account.