Tag Archives: MPI

Several Event Annoucements

These are just some announcements of upcoming events in which I am involved in a varying degree. The first two will be take place at RWTH Aachen University and attendance is free of charge, the second is part of the … Continue reading

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Dan Reed on Technical (Cloud) Computing with Microsoft: Vision

During ISC 2011 in Hamburg I got the opportunity to talk to Microsoft’s Dan Reed, Corporate Vice President, Technology Policy and Extreme Computing Group. It was a very nice discussion soon targeting towards HPC in the Cloud, touching the topics … Continue reading

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An Update on Building and Using BOOST.MPI on Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

My 2008 blog post on Building and Using BOOST.MPI on Windows HPC Server 2008 still generates quite some traffic. Since some things have changed since then, I thought it could help those visitors to provide an updated howto. Again, this … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events in March 2011

Let me point you to some HPC events in March 2011. 3rd Parallel Programming in Computational Engineering and Science (PPCES) Workshop. This event will continue the tradition of previous annual week-long events taking place in Aachen every spring since 2001, … Continue reading

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RWTH Aachen gets a new 300 Teraflops HPC system from Bull

While I usually do not repeat press releases in my blog, this one I do since we all are a little proud of the achievement: RWTH Aachen University orders Bull supercomputer to support its scientific, industrial and environmental research. Getting … Continue reading

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Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 is ready

All members of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program (TAP) for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 just got mail that build number 2369 is ready for release. It is available via MS Connect already and will be made available via the … Continue reading

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Parallel Programming with Visual Studio 2010: F5 to the Cluster

You probably have noticed that: Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010) is about to be released. As of today, the Microsoft website states that VS2010 will be launched on April 12th. I have been playing with various builds since more than a … Continue reading

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HPCS 2009 Workshop material: OpenMP + Visual Studio

As announced in a previous post already, I was involved in two workshops attached to the HPCS 2009, hosted by the HPCVL in Kinston, ON, Canada. Being back in the office now I found some time to upload my slide … Continue reading

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Series of (German) HPC-related videos on Channel8

Last week we had the Windows HPC Server 2008 launch event in Germany. Microsoft is doing a lot of marketing for this product, which one may like or dislike. However, HPC just recently got the attention by some Channel8 activists. … Continue reading

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Debugging parallel programs with Visual Studio: MPI (using Allinea DDTLite)

Just this week Allinea released it’s DDTLite plugin for Visual Studio 2008. I have been using a beta version for a couple of weeks now and in my humble opinion, DDTLite extends the MPI cluster debugger of Visual Studio 2008 … Continue reading

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