Agenda

Wednesday, September 24

8:30-9:20 Gathering
9:20-9:30 Opening Session: HPC Advisory Council activities (Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council)
9:30-10:00 Opening Session: HPC Resources & Training in the BSC, the RES and PRACE (Montse González, Barcelona Supercomputing Center)
10:00-10:45 Keynote: The Exascale Architecture (Richard Graham, MPI Forum)
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Title: HPC Market Trends in Middleware and Application Software Utilization (Christopher Willard, Intersect 360)
11:45-12:05 Sponsor presentation: Panasas HPC Storage. Simplicity and Performance (Jose Carreira, Panasas)
12:05-13:10 Lunch
13:10-13:30 Sponsor presentation: SFA12KX and Lustre update (Maria Perez Gutierrez, DDN)
13:30-14:00 First experience with Lustre DNE (Hussein Harake, the Swiss Supercomputing Center – CSCS)
14:00-14:45 Cluster optimizations - How to achieve optimal performance (Pak Lui, HPC Advisory Council)
14:45-15:30 Increasing the throughput of your GPU-enabled cluster with rCUDA (Federico Silla, Technical University of Valencia)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Parallware: Automatic Parallelization of Sequential Codes (Manuel Arenaz, CEO at Appentra and Professor at the University of A Coruña, Spain)
16:30-17:00 Adventures in Parallel Filesystems (James Coomer, DDN)
17:00 Adjourn and Prize Raffle