Call for Presentations and Participation: hpc-ch Forum on storage for HPC, October 22nd, 2015

Dear members and guests of the hpc-ch community,

We are pleased to invite you to the upcoming hpc-ch forum on

Storage for HPC

to be held on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 from 9:45 until 17:00, in Geneva jointly hosted by University of Geneva and Fribourg.

Storage is one of the key component of a HPC-system. It also belongs to the most challenging components. This forum is one side dedicated to the experience with traditional HPC storage systems as NFS, Lustre, GPFS and others. Furthermore it should give the opportunity to discuss newer developments driven by the Big Data movement, such as HDFS or Ceph.

Key questions

  • Which storage systems are in use, how are the configured
  • How do you handle the increasing demand on storage?
  • Is Big Data just a buzz word or are there real needs in your organizations
  • Are you using archive solutions?


Please register on the website by no later than October 14, 2015.

Call for Presentations

Please let us know via e-mail if you are willing to contribute with a short presentation (20 minutes including Q&A).