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Centrum Konferencyjne IBIB PAN

Comprehensive general LUMI course

This four-day hybrid course (on-site in Warsaw and online)

Comprehensive general LUMI course
Comprehensive general LUMI course

Time & Location

03 Oct 2023, 09:00 CEST – 06 Oct 2023, 17:00 CEST

Centrum Konferencyjne IBIB PAN, 4, Księcia Trojdena, 01-001 Warszawa, Poland

About the Event

This four-day hybrid course (on-site in Warsaw and online) serves as a comprehensive introduction to the LUMI architecture and programming environment. It will include lessons on compiling and using software, programming models (HIP and OpenMP offload), porting, executing jobs, and optimizing applications to run on AMD MI250X. After completing the course, you will be able to work efficiently on both the CPU (LUMI-C) and the GPU partition (LUMI-G).

Please note that this is a comprehensive course with an emphasis on code development. LUST is also organizing recurring one-day introduction courses to LUMI. These courses cover the most important topics needed to install and use software on LUMI, as well as run jobs efficiently on LUMI-C and -G. The next course will be announced shortly. All courses assume some familiarity with HPC, for example, from courses organized by most local compute centers, and are designed to focus on LUMI-specific elements.

Event info

The course will be jointly conducted by the LUMI HPE Centre of Excellence (HPE CoE), AMD and the LUMI User Support Team (LUST).

The course is intended for users with ongoing projects on LUMI, users with project proposals in one of the national or EuroHPC channels, and support staff of local organizations of the LUMI consortium members.

This course is first and foremost an in-person event. All sessions will be broadcasted via Zoom, but direct interaction with the speakers is only possible in the lecture room. There will be an online document where others can leave questions, but questions from the audience in the lecture room take priority. Several staff members from HPE, AMD and LUST will be on-site, so this is the perfect moment for interaction with them.

The venue for in-person attendance is at IBIB PAN, Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland. See the bottom of this page for more information on the venue. Participants are responsible themselves for all travel bookings.

If registrations exceed the number of planned participants, we will maintain a waiting list. The registration link can be found at the bottom of this page. The registration deadline is September 25, 2023, at 16:00 CET. As capacity is limited, participants who only intend to attend part of the course are kindly requested to leave their spot to others who wish to benefit from the entire course.

Both in-person and online attendance are free of charge. In-person participants will be provided with a sandwich lunch.

To participate in the hands-on exercises and access the slides and training materials on the course day, participants will need to join a course-specific training project. This project is managed by Puhuri, which means that CSC users will need to set up a new LUMI user account. Step-by-step instructions will be sent out after registration on how to join the project and set up an account if needed.

Agenda

The main topics day by day. Each day 9:00 till 17:00 CET.

Day 1 – Tue 3.10. – Overview over LUMI hardware and Cray programming environment incl. compilers and parallel programming models. Day 2 – Wed 4.10. – Debugging, introduction to AMD ROCm and HIP, Slurm binding, additional software on LUMI. Day 3 – Thu 5.10. – Profiling CPU and GPU applications. Day 4 – Fri 6.10. – I/O, advanced ROCm tools, LUMI support.

Registration

Register here: https://events.plgrid.pl/e/lumi-general-course

Please register for the course by September 25, 2023, at 16:00 CEST. We reserve up to 40 in-person places for people travelling to Poland from abroad, and they will receive a quick confirmation on a first-come, first-served basis so that they can arrange travel. Other participants will receive confirmation shortly after the deadline. If your plans change, we kindly ask you to cancel your registration as soon as possible, ideally before the registration deadline. The email acknowledging your registration will contain a link to manage it.

Users who do not have an account on LUMI yet will receive temporary access for the purpose of the course. The allocated compute time should only be used for the course exercises. Any abuse will result in removal from the allocation for this and future courses.

Venue

The course will take place in Centrum Konferencyjne IBIB PAN, Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland (Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences).

More information about transport and accommodations in Warsaw will follow.

If you have further questions, please contact LUMI support.

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