ScicomP 14 Meeting Program

Schedule

Monday, May 19
Tutorial: Building Applications with High Performance, Scalable IO

TimeDescriptionPresenter
8:30 Registration and Refreshments
9:00 Understanding IBM Shared File Systems for Application Programmers; IO Performance Measurement and IBM Tools [Abstract ] [Denham Presentation (PDF)] John L. Bauer and Scott Denham, IBM
10:30 BREAK
11:00 Understanding IBM Shared File Systems for Application Programmers IO Performance Measurement and IBM Tools - Continued [Bauer Presentation (PDF)] John L. Bauer and Scott Denham, IBM
12:00 LUNCH
13:00 Parallel IO for High Performance and Scalablity [ Abstract ] [Presentation (PDF)] Robert Latham, Argonne National Laboratory
15:00 BREAK
15:30 Parallel HDF5 [ Abstract ] [Presentation (PowerPoint)] Kent Yang, The HDF Group
16:15 Real-world IO Experiences with the FLASH Code [Presentation (PowerPoint)] Anshu Dubey, University of Chicago
17:00 Adjourn

Tuesday, May 20
IBM HPC Overview & Blue Gene Day in cooperation with The Blue Gene Consortium

TimeDescriptionPresenter
8:30 Registration and Refreshments
9:00 ScicomP 14 Welcome; Blue Gene Consortium Welcome Richard Gerber, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, ScicomP President; Ed Jedlicka, Argonne National Laboratory, Blue Gene Consortium Associate Director
9:30 IBM HPC Systems Overview and Update [Presentation (PDF)] Piyush Chaudhary, IBM
10:30 BREAK
11:00 IBM Blue Gene Update and Roadmap [Presentation (PDF)] Dino Quintero, IBM
11:30 The BlueGene Consortium [Presentation (PDF)] Ed Jedlicka, Argonne National Laboratory
12:00 Computational Fluid Dynamics on IBM's Blue Gene Systems [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Suga Sugavanam, IBM Deep Computing
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Turbo Charging Gas Turbine Engine Development: How Pervasive Supercomputing Is Helping Pratt & Whitney Develop a "Greener" Jet Engine Waris Sindhi, Pratt & Whitney
14:00 Performance Analysis and Optimization of Large-scale Scientific Applications on IBM POWER and BlueGene Supercomputers [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Xingfu Wu, Texas A&M University
14:30 EDF R&D and IBM collaborations on CFD applications using Blue Gene L and P [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Pascal Vezolle, IBM France
15:00 BREAK
15:30 Argonne Leadership Facility Site Report [Presentation (PDF)] Ed Jedlicka, Argonne National Laboratory
16:00 Early Applications Scaling on ALCF's BG/P [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Ray Loy, Argonne National Laboratory
16:30 Juelich Supercomputing Centre Site Report [Presentation (PDF)] Bernd Mohr, Juelich Supercomputing Centre
17:00 ScicomP Business Meeting: 2009 meeting planning, by-laws, election format, future directions, ... All ScicomP meeting attendees

Wednesday, May 21
Keynotes and Site Updates; Joint with SP-XXL

TimeDescriptionPresenter
8:30 Registration and Refreshments
9:00 SP-XXL Welcome Irfan Elahi, National Center for Atmospheric Research, SP-XXL President
9:15 Keynote: A Biologist's Need for Computation [Abstract] [Presentation: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 (PDF)] Dr. Ajay Royyuru, Computational Biology Center at IBM Research
10:00 Keynote: (Some) Answers to the Challenges of the Petascale Climate Simulation Dr. Richard Loft, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
10:45 BREAK
11:15 Site Update: Meterological Service of Canada Luc Corbeil, MSC
11:45 PolarGrid Cyberinfrastructure [Presentation (PDF)] [Large Movie (MPEG-4 Visual, 71MB)] [Small Movie (MPEG-4 Visual, 47MB)] [Movie (Windows Media Video, 31MB)] Dave Hancock, Indiana University
12:15 IBM Green Computing Initiative [Presentation (PDF)] Simeon McAleer, IBM
12:45 LUNCH with lunchtime talk, "NERSC's IBM SP Seaborg: 7 Years or World-Class Science", Richard Gerber, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Presentation (PowerPoint)]
14:00 Site Update: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adam Bertsch, LLNL
14:30 Site Update: National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory David Paul, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
15:00-20:00 Social Event: "River Rose" Paddleboat River Cruise

Thursday, May 22
User & IBM Presentations

TimeDescriptionPresenter
8:00 Registration and Refreshments
8:30 IBM XL Compilers Update [Presentation (PDF)] Roch Archambault, IBM
9:00 IBM MPI Update [Presentation (PDF)] Richard Treumann, IBM
9:30 Scalasca Parallel Performance Analyses of SPEC MPI2007 Applications [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Zoltan Szebenyi, Juelich Supercompting Centre
10:00 Beyond Task Affinity [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Mike Page, National Center for Atmospheric Research
10:30 BREAK
11:00 New HPC Performance Tools from IBM [Presentation (PDF)] David Klepacki, IBM Research
11:45 The TotalView Debugger: Providing Advanced Debugging Support for Scientific Computing and IBM Blue Gene Supercomputers [Abstract ] [Presentation (PDF)] Ed Hinkel, Totalview Technologies
12:15 Performance monitoring on NERSC's POWER 5 [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Richard Gerber, NERSC & Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
12:45 LUNCH
13:45 CPA at IBM for Computational Lithography [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Gregory Dick, IBM
14:15 LANL's Roadrunner [Presentation] Ben Bergen, Los Alamos National Laboratory
14:45 IBM Cell Update [Presentation (PDF)] Don Grice, IBM
15:15 IBM Hybrid Systems / Roadrunner [Presentation (PDF)] Don Grice, IBM
15:45 BREAK
16:00 Tour of IBM Poughkeepsie Facility

Friday, May 23
User & IBM Presentations

TimeDescriptionPresenter
8:00 Refreshments
8:30 LLNL's Petascale Benchmark Suite [Abstract] [Presentation (PowerPoint)] Thomas Spelce, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
9:00 Revisiting Power5/Power5+ Performance Differences [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Mike Page, National Center for Atmospheric Research
9:30 What the (Fortran) Compiler Did Next [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] John Hague, IBM
10:00 Performance and productivity using PGAS languages [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Calin Cascaval, IBM Research
10:30 BREAK
11:00 IBM POWER 6 Performance Report [Presentation (PDF)] Piyush Chaudhary, IBM
11:30 Application-Based Early Performance Evaluation of a Dual-Core POWER5+ Cluster Subhash Saini, NASA Ames Research Center
12:00 Initial Performance Results on IBM POWER6 Subhash Saini, NASA Ames Research Center
  PIO: An interface library for I/O in binary and netcdf formats for geophysical models [Abstract] [Presentation (PDF)] Jim Edwards, NCAR
12:30 Wrapup and Lunch