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Explore the memory model of the GPU! This session will begin with an essential overview of the GPU architecture and thread cooperation before focusing on the different memory types available on the GPU. We will define shared, constant and global memory and discuss the best locations to store your application data for optimized performance. Features such as shared memory configurations and Read-Only Data Cache are introduced and optimization techniques discussed. A programming demonstration of shared and constant memory will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!
Explore the memory model of the GPU! This session will begin with an essential overview of the GPU architecture and thread cooperation before focusing on the different memory types available on the GPU. We will define shared, constant and global memory and discuss the best locations to store your application data for optimized performance. Features such as shared memory configurations and Read-Only Data Cache are introduced and optimization techniques discussed. A programming demonstration of shared and constant memory will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!  Back
 
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Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2018
Session ID:
S8980
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Join us for an informative introduction to CUDA programming. The tutorial will begin with a brief overview of CUDA and data-parallelism before focusing on the GPU programming model. We will explore the fundamentals of GPU kernels, host and device responsibilities, CUDA syntax and thread hierarchy. A programming demonstration of a simple CUDA kernel will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!
Join us for an informative introduction to CUDA programming. The tutorial will begin with a brief overview of CUDA and data-parallelism before focusing on the GPU programming model. We will explore the fundamentals of GPU kernels, host and device responsibilities, CUDA syntax and thread hierarchy. A programming demonstration of a simple CUDA kernel will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!  Back
 
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Programming Languages
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2018
Session ID:
S8979
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This tutorial dives deep into asynchronous operations and how to maximize throughput on both the CPU and GPU with streams. We will demonstrate how to build a CPU/GPU pipeline and how to design your algorithm to take advantage of asynchronous operations. The second part of the session will focus on dynamic parallelism. A programming demo involving asynchronous operations will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!
This tutorial dives deep into asynchronous operations and how to maximize throughput on both the CPU and GPU with streams. We will demonstrate how to build a CPU/GPU pipeline and how to design your algorithm to take advantage of asynchronous operations. The second part of the session will focus on dynamic parallelism. A programming demo involving asynchronous operations will be delivered. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!  Back
 
Topics:
Programming Languages
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2018
Session ID:
S8981
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Learn how to optimize your algorithms for NVIDIA GPUs. This informative tutorial will provide an overview of the key optimization strategies for compute, latency and memory bound problems. The session will include techniques for ensuring peak utilization of CUDA cores by choosing the optimal block size. For compute bound algorithms we will discuss how to improve branching efficiency, intrinsic functions and loop unrolling. For memory bound algorithms, optimal access patterns for global and shared memory will be presented. Cooperative groups will also be introduced as an additional optimization technique. This session will include code examples throughout and a programming demonstration highlighting the optimal global memory access pattern which is applicable to all GPU architectures. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!
Learn how to optimize your algorithms for NVIDIA GPUs. This informative tutorial will provide an overview of the key optimization strategies for compute, latency and memory bound problems. The session will include techniques for ensuring peak utilization of CUDA cores by choosing the optimal block size. For compute bound algorithms we will discuss how to improve branching efficiency, intrinsic functions and loop unrolling. For memory bound algorithms, optimal access patterns for global and shared memory will be presented. Cooperative groups will also be introduced as an additional optimization technique. This session will include code examples throughout and a programming demonstration highlighting the optimal global memory access pattern which is applicable to all GPU architectures. Printed copies of the material will be provided to all attendees for each session - collect all four!  Back
 
Topics:
Programming Languages
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2018
Session ID:
S8982
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Join us for an informative introductory tutorial intended for those new to CUDA and which serves as the foundation for our following three tutorials. Those with no previous CUDA experience will leave with essential knowledge to start programming in CUDA. For those with previous CUDA experience, this tutorial will refresh key concepts required for subsequent tutorials on CUDA optimization. The tutorial will begin with a brief overview of CUDA and data-parallelism before focusing on the GPU programming model. We'll explore the fundamentals of GPU kernels, host and device responsibilities, CUDA syntax, and thread hierarchy. We'll deliver a programming demonstration of a simple CUDA kernel. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session - collect all four!
Join us for an informative introductory tutorial intended for those new to CUDA and which serves as the foundation for our following three tutorials. Those with no previous CUDA experience will leave with essential knowledge to start programming in CUDA. For those with previous CUDA experience, this tutorial will refresh key concepts required for subsequent tutorials on CUDA optimization. The tutorial will begin with a brief overview of CUDA and data-parallelism before focusing on the GPU programming model. We'll explore the fundamentals of GPU kernels, host and device responsibilities, CUDA syntax, and thread hierarchy. We'll deliver a programming demonstration of a simple CUDA kernel. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session - collect all four!  Back
 
Topics:
Programming Languages, Other
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2017
Session ID:
S7699
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This tutorial is for those with a basic understanding of CUDA who want to learn about the GPU memory model and optimal storage locations. Attend session 1, "An Introduction to GPU Programming," to learn the basics of CUDA programming that are required for Session 2. We'll begin with an essential overview of the GPU architecture and thread cooperation before focusing on different memory types available on the GPU. We'll define shared, constant, and global memory, and discuss the best locations to store your application data for optimized performance. We'll deliver a programming demonstration of shared and constant memory. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session ? collect all four!

This tutorial is for those with a basic understanding of CUDA who want to learn about the GPU memory model and optimal storage locations. Attend session 1, "An Introduction to GPU Programming," to learn the basics of CUDA programming that are required for Session 2. We'll begin with an essential overview of the GPU architecture and thread cooperation before focusing on different memory types available on the GPU. We'll define shared, constant, and global memory, and discuss the best locations to store your application data for optimized performance. We'll deliver a programming demonstration of shared and constant memory. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session ? collect all four!

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Topics:
Programming Languages
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2017
Session ID:
S7700
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This tutorial builds on the two previous sessions ("An Introduction to GPU Programming" and "An Introduction to GPU Memory Model") and is intended for those with a basic understanding of CUDA programming. This tutorial dives deep into asynchronous operations and how to maximize throughput on both the CPU and GPU with streams. We'll demonstrate how to build a CPU/GPU pipeline and how to design your algorithm to take advantage of asynchronous operations. In the second part of the session, we'll focus on dynamic parallelism. We'll deliver a programming demo involving asynchronous operations. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session - collect all four!

This tutorial builds on the two previous sessions ("An Introduction to GPU Programming" and "An Introduction to GPU Memory Model") and is intended for those with a basic understanding of CUDA programming. This tutorial dives deep into asynchronous operations and how to maximize throughput on both the CPU and GPU with streams. We'll demonstrate how to build a CPU/GPU pipeline and how to design your algorithm to take advantage of asynchronous operations. In the second part of the session, we'll focus on dynamic parallelism. We'll deliver a programming demo involving asynchronous operations. We'll also provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session - collect all four!

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Topics:
Programming Languages, Other
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2017
Session ID:
S7705
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This tutorial is for those with some background in CUDA, including an understanding of the CUDA memory model and streaming multiprocessor. Our previous three tutorials provide the background information necessary for this session. This informative tutorial will provide an overview of the analysis performance tools and key optimization strategies for compute, latency, and memory bound problems. The session will include techniques for ensuring peak utilization of CUDA cores by choosing the optimal block size. It'll also include code examples and a programming demonstration highlighting the optimal global memory access pattern applicable to all GPU architectures. We'll provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session ? collect all four!
This tutorial is for those with some background in CUDA, including an understanding of the CUDA memory model and streaming multiprocessor. Our previous three tutorials provide the background information necessary for this session. This informative tutorial will provide an overview of the analysis performance tools and key optimization strategies for compute, latency, and memory bound problems. The session will include techniques for ensuring peak utilization of CUDA cores by choosing the optimal block size. It'll also include code examples and a programming demonstration highlighting the optimal global memory access pattern applicable to all GPU architectures. We'll provide printed copies of the material to all attendees for each session ? collect all four!  Back
 
Topics:
Programming Languages, Other
Type:
Tutorial
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2017
Session ID:
S7706
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