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Unformatted text preview: in 2002 –  have worked primarily on Chapel •  an emerging parallel language •  will be used throughout this class CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 27 Supercompu3ng vs. Desktop Parallel Compu3ng •  Most of my experience is in the HPC space –  you may not parEcularly care about HPC •  Don’t let this dissuade you from taking this class –  at any scale, parallelism and locality are the key issues –  the mainstream increasingly resembles HPC as Eme passes –  thus, lessons learned from HPC will sEll apply •  Also, note that the mainstream is ocen HPC- like: –  cloud compuEng, big data centers, map- reduce, etc. CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 28 Why am I teaching this class? •  As a favor to the department •  To put my money where my mouth is (we’ve been claiming that Chapel is an ideal language for parallel programming educaEon for the past several years) •  To expose local professionals and students to Chapel (and get your feedback) •  As a personal challenge CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 29 The Good, the Bad (and hopefully no Ugly) The Good: –  Having worked in this field for 20 years, I know it well •  that said, there’s also plenty I don’t know •  but I typically know who to ask/where to go to find answers –  I’m passionate about the subject maber The Bad: –  This is my first Eme teaching a class in 13 years •  will need your paEence and feedback in throbling the pace –  And, it’s my first Eme teaching this class •  my slides are likely to be of varying quality and from various sources –  Like you, I have a day job CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 30 The Course Overall Goals •  Expose you to as much informaEon about parallel compuEng as possible...
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