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ONLINE -- Training course "Introduction to the programming and usage of the supercomputer resources at Jülich"

(Course no. 9320202 in the training programme 2020 of Forschungszentrum Jülich)

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

23 Nov 2020 13:00
24 Nov 2020 16:30


Through the John von Neumann Institute for Computing, Research Centre Juelich provides high-performance computing resources to scientific user groups from throughout Germany and Europe. The aim of this course is to give new users of the supercomputing resources an introductory overview of the systems and their usage, and to help them in making efficient use of their allocated resources.

Topics covered are:

  • Overview of the supercomputer systems
  • Usage of the supercomputer systems
  • Grid access via UNICORE
  • JURECA architecture
  • JURECA Booster architecture
  • JUWELS architecture
  • GPU usage
  • Programming (compilers, MPI, OpenMP, debuggers, tools)
  • Performance tuning
  • Libraries and application software
  • I/O and data management
  • Deep Learning on supercomputers
  • Visualization

Contents levelin hoursin %
Beginner's contents:10 h100 %
Intermediate contents:0 h0 %
Advanced contents:0 h0 %
Community-targeted contents:0 h0 %


Basic knowledge of Unix, knowledge of either C, C++ or Fortran

Target audience:

Users of the supercomputers in Jülich


This course is given in English.


one and a half day


Monday, 23 November 2020, 13:00-17:30,
Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 8:30-16:30



Number of Participants:

maximum 60


Representatives of Atos, Intel and ParTec, JSC staff members



Please register until 17 November 2020 via the registration form (available in September 2020).
If you do not belong to the staff of Forschungszentrum Jülich, we need these data for registration:
Given name, name, birthday, nationality, complete home address, email address