Shared memory programming with OpenMP (LUNARC/HPC2N, Spring 2022)

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Name Shared memory programming with OpenMP (LUNARC/HPC2N, Spring 2022)
Description An introduction to shared memory parallel programming using OpenMP
Type of event Course
Location Online, organised by HPC2N and LUNARC
Start date 2022-02-28
End date 2022-03-03

Course overview

OpenMP provides an efficient method to write parallel programs in C, C++ and Fortran. OpenMP programs are suitable for execution on shared memory architectures such as modern multi core systems or a single compute node of the SNIC HPC clusters.

This course will introduce participants to the shared-memory model for parallel programming and the OpenMP application-programming interface. In many cases OpenMP allows an existing serial program to be upgraded incrementally, starting with the parallelisation of the most time-consuming parts of the code. Typically OpenMP programs are easily ported from one shared memory multi processor system to another one.


Participants should be able to program in either of C, C++ or Fortran at an intermediate level.

Course web page and registration

For more information and registration refer to the LUNARC course webpage and HPC2N course webpage]. Registration is now open.