[Beowulf] WORKSHOP: SC16 HPC Systems Pros Mon Nov 14: submissions due Fri Aug 19
laytonjb at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 08:48:35 PDT 2016
You have to show your cluster bruises and stitches at the door to get in.
On Jun 17, 2016 10:26 AM, "John Hearns" <hearnsj at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hpcsyspros. I like it...... the gunslingers of the performance computing
> Please check your LARTs at the door, gentlemen.
> No cussing and no gouging of eyes allowed.
> On 17 June 2016 at 15:11, Prentice Bisbal <pbisbal at pppl.gov> wrote:
>> This year at SC16 will be the inaugural workshop for people like us - the
>> system administrators who put these systems together and keep them humming
>> along for our users! Please help spread the word. Please forward the
>> announcement below to anyone who might be interested. If you have any
>> questions, please send them to hpcsyspros at hpcsyspros.lsu.edu.
>> WORKSHOP: Inaugural HPC Systems Professionals (HPCSYSPROS16)
>> Mon Nov 14 2016 afternoon, Salt Lake City UT USA
>> Held in conjunction with SC16, The International Conference for
>> High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
>> Contact:hpcsyspros at hpcsyspros.lsu.edu
>> Submission Deadline: Fri Aug 19 2016
>> Supercomputing systems present complex challenges to personnel who
>> design, deploy and and maintain these systems.
>> Standing up these systems and keeping them running require novel
>> solutions that are unique to high performance computing.
>> The success of any supercomputing center depends on stable and
>> reliable systems, and HPC Systems Professionals are crucial to
>> that success.
>> The Inaugural HPC Systems Professionals Workshop will bring
>> together systems administrators, systems architects, and systems
>> analysts in order to share best practices, discuss cutting-edge
>> technologies, and advance the state-of-the-practice for HPC
>> Submissions are encouraged that discuss all aspects of HPC systems
>> design, implementation, maintenance, and security.
>> Topics of Interest
>> Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
>> * Cluster, configuration, or software management
>> * Performance tuning/Benchmarking
>> * Resource manager and job scheduler configuration
>> * Monitoring/Mean-time-to-failure/ROI/Resource utilization
>> * Virtualization/Clouds
>> * Designing and troubleshooting HPC interconnects
>> * Designing and maintaining HPC storage solutions
>> * Cybersecurity and data protection
>> Authors are invited to submit original, high-quality papers with
>> an emphasis on solutions that can be implemented by other members
>> of the HPC systems community.
>> Papers should be submitted in PDF format and should not exceed
>> 5 pages including tables, figures and appendices, but excluding
>> All submissions should be formatted according to the ACM SIG
>> Proceedings template:
>> Similar to the SC16 policy, margins and font sizes should not be
>> All submissions should be submitted electronically through
>> Proceedings will be published in ScholarWorks hosted by
>> Indiana University and authors will retain full rights to
>> their work.
>> Important Dates
>> Submission Deadline - August 19th
>> Acceptance Notifications - September 8th
>> Camera Ready Papers - October 7th
>> Inaugural HPC Systems Professionals Workshop - November 14th
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