BSC Training Course: Introduction to Heterogeneous Memory Usage

Date: 27/Feb/2024 Time: 09:00 - 18:00

[HYBRID] C6-E101, UPC Campus Nord, Barcelona and online via Zoom

Target group:  Level: (All courses are designed for specialists with at least 1st cycle degree or similar background experience) INTERMEDIATE: For trainees with at least University degree in progress on Earth Sciences, Computer Sciences or related area.

Cost: There is no registration fee.

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The objective of this course is to learn how to use systems with more than one memory subsystem. We will see the different options on using systems equipped with Intel’s Optane Persistent Memory technology, but also looking forward to upcoming systems with HBM and CXL memories.


 Basic skills in C programming.

Learning Outcomes

The students who finish this course will able to leverage applications using multiple memory subsystems.

Academic Staff

Convener: Antonio Peña, Computer Sciences Senior Researcher, Accelerators and Communications for High Performance Computing, BSC


Further information

BSC Training Courses  do not charge fees.
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Sponsor: BSC