Intel HPC Dev Con ParaView and OSPRay Tutorial

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This tutorial, presented at Intel HPC Dev Con in 2015 and 2016, will make you familiar with ray tracing in general and how to use it via ParaView's OSPRay interface.


  • Download and install ParaView 5.2.0 on your Windows, Mac or Linux, machine
  • Download and install the sample data:
    • low res ground water FIU
    • high res ground water high res FIU (the same data can be found on TACC at /work/00401/pnav/data/fiu_nhdr)
    • Meningioma MRI scan 1
    • Meningioma MRI scan 2.

The slides for the course are here

You can also get OSPRay itself here OSPRay

Stampede-KNL Access

As part of attending the tutorial, you can get an account at TACC to try analyzing your data on Stampede-KNL, TACC’s 508 node KNL cluster.

Please create an account at the TACC User Portal and email your user id to TACC admins to be added to the tutorial allocation.