Category Archive: Hackathon

Mar 07

Meet the #GPUhackDD 2018 mentors

The GPU Hackathons would not be as successful, were it not for the mentors. Every one of our nine teams has been assigned two mentors who work closely with the teams to help them achieve their goals. And now – meet the GPU experts of the Dresden GPU Hackathon (in alphabetical order):

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Mar 02

The Hack is on in 2018!

It’s that time of the year again! Developers of scientific software projects of any discipline come together with GPU experts from across the globe in Dresden to bring their science to the GPU! Stay tuned on this blog or by following the twitter hashtag #GPUHackDD.

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Dec 21

Apply for the GPU Hackathon in Dresden [Submission Deadline: 19.1.2018]

The GPU Hackathon Series is announcing another year of hackathons. In 2018 the first one will take place in Dresden. If you have science code you would like to see runnning on GPUs, then this is for you!

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Apr 07

Reaching the shore between Scylla and Charybdis, my Eurohack day 4 afternoon session

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Mar 22

Reaching the shore with a fog warning, my Eurohack day 4 morning session

Winslow Homer, The Fog Warning (1885, oil on canvas, wikicommons) As of version 4.2, nvcc does not support device debugging Thrust code. Thrust functions compiled with (e.g., nvcc -G, nvcc –device-debug 0, etc.) will likely crash.

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Mar 17

Seeing the shore, Eurohack day 4

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Mar 15

Our feet are wet, Eurohack day 2

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Mar 14

Let’s hack a ton! Eurohack Day 1

On March 6, ten teams met at JSC for the Eurohack 2017 to boost their applications on GPUs or port them to use GPUs at all. We had on average of 4 team members and 2 mentors per team. So we were topping around 70 hackers in one room. This year’s hackathon (see last years …

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Mar 08

One Week of GPU Hacking as a Mentor

As it was covered on this blog extensively, I’d like to share my personal experiences as a mentor at the 2016 GPU Eurohack in Dresden, Germany. I was affiliated to the Palm4GPU project together with 2 other mentors: Alexander Grund (HZDR) and Dave Norton (PGI). Three developers came over from Hannover to advance their already …

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Mar 05

The Day after the Hackathon – Time for a First Summary

What a week! The good news first: All teams left happy and have achieved their set goals. Some by far overachieved them, some left with more homework than others. This was by far the most extraordinary and unusual event that I have organized so far. Time for a view thoughts:

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