Parallelism Techdays–Free Parallelism and Threading training for Developers! Seattle/Bellevue–Sep 29th–Register NOW!

Intel and Microsoft has partnered to present you Parallelism TechDays. Come learn about Parallelism and Threading in this FREE 1 day training course…

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Intel® and Microsoft Present Parallelism Techdays

Free 1-Day Course on Parallelism and Threading

Learn directly from Intel and Microsoft when you attend this free one-day course on parallelism and threading. This is a great opportunity to learn about threading your applications for multi-core platforms. This course is targeted for Windows C++ developers using Microsoft Visual Studio. Familiarity with threads is helpful, but not required (target is beginning- to intermediate-experience with threads, experts would not benefit as much from this course).


Dates Sept. 20, 2010 Sept. 22, 2010 Sept. 28, 2010 Sept. 29, 2010

Locations Montreal Chicago San Francisco Seattle / Bellevue

Course Agenda

Session 1: Thinking in Parallel

· Why go parallel

· Types of parallelism

· Task-based parallelism (vs. traditional methods)

Session 2: Getting Started with Parallelism

· Approaches to conversion of serial code to parallel

· Approaches to creating parallel code from scratch

· Intel® Parallel Advisor demo with test application

Session 3: Implementing Parallelism

· Choosing a parallelism environment

· Reasons we will focus on Intel® TBB/Microsoft PPL in this class

· Overview of TBB/PPL

Session 4: Debugging & Correctness (Introduction)

· Overview of special bugs of parallel programs (deadlocks, data races)

· Debugging a parallel program (demos of Microsoft® Visual Studio 2010)

· Correction of data races (demo of Intel® Parallel Inspector)

· General guidelines for parallel programming

Session 5: Tuning

· Understanding parallel performance

· Performance tuning process

· Demos: Intel® Parallel Amplifier, Microsoft® Visual Studio 2010

· General strategies for solving parallel performance issues


The course starts at 9:00am and concludes at 4:00pm. 6 hours of instructional time, plus breaks and lunch. Training on parallelism plus instructor-led demos of Intel and Microsoft products for parallel programming:


Come Join us!

-Mithun Dhar

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