Online Training Courses

Software Outlook have developed training courses aimed at the UK’s academic community.

  • Mixed-Precision Programming Mixed-precision programming has recently gained popularity as a method for speeding up scientific software. However, it must be used wisely to avoid the pitfalls associated with this methodology. This training course introduces mixed-precision programming and the associated advantages and disadvantages. Algorithmic structure and accuracy of calculations are considered as part of this course.
  • Tau Performance System Profiler The Tau Performance System Profiler is a portable profiling and tracing toolkit for performance analysis of parallel programs written in Fortran, C, C++, UPC, Java, Python. This course includes the installation & configuration of TAU; instrumenting and running a test programme, and advanced TAU usage.