Performance Engineering of Software Systems
6.172 is an 18-unit class that provides a hands-on, project-based introduction to building scalable and high-performance software systems. Topics include performance analysis, algorithmic techniques for high performance, instruction-level optimizations, caching optimizations, parallel programming, and building scalable systems. The course programming language is C. (from ocw.mit.edu )
Prof. Charles Leiserson and Prof. Julian Shun.