Talks with Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner
MPI heavyweight Dr Rolf Rabenseifner has recently retired. However, we could catch the former Head of Parallel Computing, Training and Application Services at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), University of Stuttgart, for an extensive talk.
Part IV - Training
In the fourth and final part of our interview, Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner talks about the added value of training and his train-the-trainer program. He also gives some advice to trainers.
Part III - Supercomputing, looking back and ahead
In part 3 of our interview, Dr Rolf Rabenseifner sheds light on how supercomputing has evolved over the years, the future of HPC and the role of the government and funding agencies. If you're starting in HPC Rolf shares some useful advice!
EuroCC Belgium also gives a historical overview of several European projects approaching HPC since 2004.
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Part II - MPI
In part 2 of our Interview, Dr Rabenseifner goes deeper into the success of MPI and its future challenges.
EuroCC Belgium also gives some background information about MPI.
Read the full article about MPI here.
Part I - Life and work of Dr. Rabenseifner
In part one of our interview, Dr. Rabenseifner looks back on his career, his train-the-trainer program, and the challenges that lie ahead for the next generation.
You can read part one of the interview with Dr Rabenseifner here.