Last Days to Register to HPC Council Switzerland Workshop

With more than 100 registered attendees, the HPC Council Switzerland Workshop (Lugano, March 15-17) is having a great success.

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Agenda – Day 1
9:00-9:30 Welcome Session (Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council Chairman)
9:30-9:45 HPC in the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (Dominik Ulmer, CSCS)
9:45-10:00 HPC Systems in the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (Neil Stringfellow)
10:00-10:30 HPC Storage Systems at CSCS (Hussein N. Harake, CSCS)
10:30-10:45 The HPC Advisory Council Recent Activities (Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council)
11:00-12:00 Sponsor Presentations (IBM, Microsoft, HP)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 InfiniBand Architecture Overview (Erez Cohen)
14:30-15:15 Large Scale Applications Scalability – Past Experience
15:30-16:15 InfiniBand Storage Tutorial (Mike Anderson, StreamScale)
16:15-17:00 Using InfiniBand for High-Performance Visualization – HPV (Stefan Eilemann, Eyescale Software GmbH
17:00-18:30 InfiniBand Clustering Basics Hands-on Training (Erez Cohen)
18:30-20:00 Evening Event

Agenda – Day 2
9:00-10:00 Advanced Topics in HPC Networking – Adaptive/Static Routing, Congestion Avoidance (Sven-Arne
Reinemo, Simula Research Laboratory)
10:00-10:45 Advanced HPC Technologies – Collectives Operations and Offloading (Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council)
11:00-12:00 Sponsor Presentations (Sun, AMD, Voltaire)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:45 Networking Topologies – CLOS (Fat-Tree), 3D Torus, Network Management
13:45-14:00 Sponsor Presentation (Dell)
14:00-16:00 Clustering Fabric Management and Monitoring Hands-on (Erez Cohen)
16:30-17:30 Swiss Supercomputer Center – What We Need from InfiniBand? (Sadaf Alam, CSCS)
17:30-18:00 The JuRoPA Supercomputer – Experience from Building a Supercomputer (Hugo Falter, ParTec)
18:00-18:30 Q&A
18:30-20:00 Evening Event

Agenda – Day 3 (Industrial Day)
8:45-9:00 Industrial Day introduction (Gilad Shainer, HPC Advisory Council)
9:00-9:45 Keynote session: HPC – Challenges of the 21st century (Goldi Misra, Centre For Development of
Advanced Computing)
9:45-10:30 HP
10:45-11:30 IBM
11:30-12:15 Voltaire
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:00 Dell
14:00-14:45 Microsoft
14:45-15:30 Sun
15:45-16:30 AMD Opteron™ processors scalability and roadmap (Herve Chevanne, AMD)
16:30-17:00 Putting Personality into High-Performance Computing (John D. Leidel, Convey Computer Corporation)
17:00-17:30 Gateway Technology
17:30-18:00 DataDirect Networks
18:00-18:30 Advancements in Copper Cable Interconnects for HPC Applications (Russell Hornung and
Henry N.Yates II, W.L. Gore & Associates)
18:30-18:45 Adjourn and prize raffle!