- 24-28 June 2019
PATC POP 33rd VI-HPS Tuning Workshop
POP experts will give an overview of the VI-HPS programming tools suite, explain the functionality of individual tools, and how to use them effectively, and offer hands-on experience and expert assistance using the tools at the 33rd VI-HPS Tuning Workshop at the Juelich Supercomputing Centre, Germany. This workshop is a PRACE Training Centre (PTC) course.
- 21 May 2019
9th POP Webinar -- Exascale Matrix Factorization: Using Supercomputers and Machine Learning for Drug Discovery
This live webinar will present the ExCAPE project, the Bayesian Matrix Factorization techniques used and how the POP CoE gave us crucial insights into the scaling bottlenecks of our code and so helped us remove them. We will also present how the HPC infrastructure and implementations were crucial to giving insights that helped the pharma industry in their drug discovery process.
- 24-26 April 2019
PATC POP 32th VI-HPS Tuning Workshop
POP experts will give an overview of the VI-HPS programming tools suite, explain the functionality of individual tools, and how to use them effectively, and offer hands-on experience and expert assistance using the tools at the 32th VI-HPS Tuning Workshop at the University of Bristol, UK. This workshop is a PRACE Training Centre (PTC) course.
- 12 March 2019
8th POP Webinar -- POP Case Study: 3x Speed Improvement for Zenotech's zCFD Solver
This live webinar will describe the work that POP and Zenotech undertook to investigate the performance of zCFD. An initial Performance Audit using Intel's VTune Amplifier performance profiler identified several areas of potential improvement, which Zenotech went on to address in a POP Proof-of-Concept (PoC) study.
- 21-25 January 2019
PATC POP 30th VI-HPS Tuning Workshop
POP experts will give an overview of the VI-HPS programming tools suite, explain the functionality of individual tools, and how to use them effectively, and offer hands-on experience and expert assistance using the tools at the 30th VI-HPS Tuning Workshop at BSC, Barcelona, Spain. This workshop is a PRACE Training Centre (PTC) course.
- 8-11 January 2019
POP @ E-CAM Extended Software Development Workshop: Scaling Electronic Structure Applications
POP experts support the E-CAM CoE by presenting performance analysis and instrumentation methods and tools including hands-on training at the E-CAM Extended Software Development Workshop: Scaling Electronic Structure Applications in Dublin, Irland.
- 7 June 2018
7th POP Webinar -- Large-Scale Application Execution Performance Assessment
This live webinar will cover understanding the challenges of large-scale application execution, understanding the associated performance measurement and analysis issues, best practice use of the Scalasca toolset, and how it is used with some large-scale application executions.
- 28 March 2018
6th POP Webinar -- Impact of Sequential Performance on Parallel Codes
This live webinar will discuss the impact of sequential performance in parallel codes, present three metrics derived from hardware counter measurements, introduce some advanced analytics, and show examples of the insight this analysis provides.
- 15 March 2018
POP Tutorial on Performance Analysis
POP will present the tutorial "Performance Analysis: An introduction to the tools and performance analysis methodology used in POP CoE" at Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2018 on Thursday 15th March 2018.
- 1 February 2018
5th POP Webinar -- Parallel I/O Profiling Using Darshan
This live webinar will give an introduction to parallel storage/file systems, discuss parallel I/O models available for MPI codes, provide programming hints and tips on how to efficiently write I/O for MPI codes, and introduce the Darshan profiling tool, including a live demo.
- 13 December 2017
POP @ CIUK Conference
Learn more about "Not Only Fortran and MPI: The Performance Optimisation and Productivity Centre of Excellence's View of HPC Software in Europe" at the CIUK conference in Manchester, UK.
- 11-14 December 2017
[CANCELED] POP + EoCoE Open hands-on workshop on HPC benchmarking and performance analysis
The two centres of excellence in computer application EoCoE and POP will join forces once more to hold a hands-on workshop on HPC benchmarking and performance analysis at Maison de la Simulation near Paris.
- 6-7 November 2017
POP @ International CAE Conference
The International CAE Conference (6th-7th November in Vicenza, Italy) is the principal conference in the area of simulation based engineering and science.
- 11 October 2017
3rd POP Webinar -- Understand the Performance of your Application with just Three Numbers
This live webinar will discuss the question whether it is possible to compute a very limited number of metrics for a parallel MPI application that explains its behaviour in terms of fundamental properties.
- 3 August 2017
2nd POP Webinar -- Getting Performance from OpenMP Programs on NUMA Architectures
This live webinar will discuss the approaches to getting the best performance from OpenMP applications on NUMA machines. We will motivate this talk with practical examples showing best practices.
- June 2017
POP @ Teratec Forum 2017
- 20 June 2017
POP @ ISC 2017
Come to our POP BoF at ISC 2017 or visit our experts at the research booths of BSC (#A-1412), NAG (#J-616) or JSC/HLRS (B-1310).
- 15 June 2017
1st POP Webinar -- How to Improve the Performance of Parallel Codes
This 30-minute live webinar will discuss how to improve the performance of parallel codes. We will present a systematic approach to optimising these codes, while pointing out the various factors that should be considered. We will illustrate the talk with practical examples involving real codes.
- 19 May 2017
POP User Forum @ European HPC Summit Week 2017
- Apr 2017
POP collaborates again with EoCoE
3rd EoCoE / POP Workshop on Benchmarking and Performance Analysis at Barcelona, Spain April 24 to 27, 2017.
- Feb 2017
POP Tutorial @ Southampton
Joint POP - VIHPS tutorial at Southampton, UK (with support of EPCC-PATC) on February 8 to 10, 2017.
- Dec 2016
POP Tutorial @ Ostrava
POP will provide a performance optimization and productivity tutorial at IT4I in Ostrava, Czech Republic on December 14 to 15, 2016.
- Nov 2016
POP @ SC 2016
Visit our experts at the research booths of BSC (#2511), HLRS (#1743), JSC (#2413) or NAG (#1522) or get information at the shared EXDCI/PRACE booth (#3000)
- Oct 2016
POP Twitter Feed Finally Active
Follow our tweets at @POP_HPC.
- Sep 2016
POP LinkedIn Group Created
In order to provide a user forum for discussing POP services and parallel performance tools and methods in general, a LinkedIn group was created.
- Sep 2016
POP @ RSE 2016
POP represented by NAG will participate in the 1st Conference of Research Software Engineers on September 15 and 16, 2016 in the UK.
- Jul 2016
POP @ HPCS 2016
POP represented by NAG will participate in the 2016 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation on July 18 to 22, 2016 in Austria.
- Jun 2016
POP @ Teratec Forum
POP represented by BSC and NAG will participate in the Teratec Forum on June 28 and 29, 2016 in France.
- Jun 2016
POP @ ISC 2016
Come to our POP BoF at ISC 2016 or visit our experts at the research booths of BSC (#1202), NAG (#518) or JSC/HLRS (1310).
- May 2016
POP collaborates again with EoCoE
2nd EoCoE / POP Workshop on Benchmarking and Performance Analysis at Maison de la Simulation, Saclay, France May 30 to Jun 02, 2016.
- May 2016
POP @ PRACEdays16
- Dec 2015
POP collaborates with EoCoE
1st EoCoE / POP Workshop on Benchmarking and Performance Analysis at Jülich Supercomputing Centre, December 8 to 11, 2015.
- Nov 2015
POP @ SC 2015
Visit our experts at the research booths of BSC (#241), HLRS (#343), JSC (#233) or NAG (#1619).
- Nov 2015
The online POP service form is now available!
Use the Request Service Form to ask for a POP service and we will contact you back.
- Oct 2015
Project started on October 1st!