Agenda hpc-ch Forum on “Operating Systems for HPC and Installation Methods”

We are  happy to announce the final agenda of the second Forum of the hpc-ch community on “Operating Systems for HPC and Installation Methods” (EPF Lausanne, May 20).

In total we have 31 registrations, 6 presentations and 2 site visits at the infrastructure of EPF Lausanne. We would like Vittoria Rezzonico for the big help in organizing this day.

Attention – Change of restaurant: The hpc-ch meeting will already start on Wednesday, May 19th with a common dinner starting at 19:00 at the Pizzeria le Milan, Boulevard de Grancy 54, 1006 Lausanne.

10:00 – 10:30 Registration and welcome co ffee

10:30 – 10:45 Greeting and introduction

  • Welcome note by Jean-Claude Berney and Didier Rey (EPF Lausanne)
  • Introduction by Vittoria Rezzonico (EPF Lausanne)

10:50 – 11:30 Keynote presentations

  • AutoYaST and Installation of central services clusters; Jacques Menu
    (EPF Lausanne)
  • Installation of a cluster of PS3s; Maxime Augier (EPF Lausanne)

11:30 – 11:50 Data and computing centers at EPFL, a brief introduction

11:50 – 12:10 Site visit of data and computing centers, Central Services + FSB

12:10 – 13:00 Bu ffet lunch

13:00 – 13:40 Site visit of data and computing centers, Central Services + FSB

13:45 – 14:30 Site visit of the I&C computing infrastructures (PlayStations!)

14:30 – 15:15 Presentations by hpc-ch members (part one)

  • Configuration management with puppet and coupling it to kickstart at PSI; Valeri Markushin (PSI)
  • An overview of operating systems, installation procedures and monitoring at CSCS; Peter Öttl and Fotis Georgatos (CSCS)

15:15 – 15:45 Tea and Coff ee break

15:45 – 16:30 Presentations by hpc-ch members (part two)

  • Experiences with the Rocks Distribution for Cluster Deployment at USI; Dorian Krause (USI)
  • Managing the Bernese cluster using the tools from; Stefan Ott (University of Bern)

16:30 – 17:00 Final discussion and farewell