UVA HPC CURSUS January 2018 - STEP UP TO SUPERCOMPUTING

HPC and BigData (6 ECTS)

HPC and BigData (6 ECTS)

The HPC and BigData  is a  elective course  in the MSc computer Science program of the the joined porgram VU-UvA, it is thus worth 6 ECTS for MSc students.

 

Theory (mandatory):

Lectures (6 hours) : Introduction to distributed systems  and BigData. The lectures covers a number of key topics in the field of high performance computing, namely

  • Parallel programming models (45mn)
  • Big Data/ MapReduce (45mn)
  • Grid computing /Cloud Computing (45 mn)
  • SOA and Web Service (45mn)
  • Workflow (45 mn)

<p >workshops (mandatory):

  • Students  will have to attend all workshops and do the assignments, the 4 highest grades of the workshop assignments will be counted in the final grade.

Course evaluation:  Students will have to submit:

  • 4 out of the 5 workshops assignments practical assignments
  • the Reading assignment which consists in reading and summarizing two selected papers.

 

Registration:  via https://www.sis.uva.nl. (Course enrolment through SIS is done per semester) if you are late you can still register as follows:

FNWI students that have not yet enrolled can still do so via this form in Datanose special enrole link

 

for more inforamtion about registration see Registration 

 

Students from other faculties can send an email to this email address: vakaanmelding-fnwi@uva.nl with their request.

 

Back