2nd Cluster Computing in the Sciences Conference

Brian Haymore brian at chpc.utah.edu
Thu Jan 4 18:33:09 EST 2001


	We are please to announce our 2nd Cluster Computing in the Sciences
Conference.  This years conference will be held on February 8th and 9th,
2001.  The conference will be held at the University of Utah in Salt
Lake City Utah.  Detailed information and registration can be found at
http://www.chpc.utah.edu/cc & http://conferences.utah.edu/cluster.  We
have an exceptional line up of topics and speakers from all around the
scientific world.  Everyone is invited to participate and attend.  Again
details for those interested in attending can be found on the web sites
listed above.  Vendors can also participate in a vendor expo this year. 
Details for vendors are also available on the web site.  With the list
of speakers we have lined up for this year we are sure to have a great
conference.  Thanks. 

-(Recap Below)-

2nd Cluster Computing in the Sciences Conference
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Date: February 8-9, 2001
Location: University of Utah
Web Site: http://www.chpc.utah.edu/cc
Registration: Available via the web site
Vendor Expo: Interested Vendors can refer to web site.
Cost: General: Before Jan 8th $150.00, After Jan 8th, $200.00 (Housing
not included)
      Students: Before Jan 8th, $50.00, After Jan 8th $75.00 (Housing
not included)


Below is a preliminary list of speakers and their topics:
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Introductory Remarks
Raymond F. Gesteland
Vice President for Research
University of Utah


KEYNOTE
Pat Hanrahan
Stanford University


Nelson Beebe
Microprocessors
Mathematics Department
University of Utah


Tom Cheatham
Medicinal Chemistry
University of Utah


Steve Gottlieb
Physics
Indiana University


Paul H. Hargrove
 -VIA (M-VIA/MVICH)
Berkeley


Gerd Heber
NT Clusters
Cornell University


Sequence Analysis on a 216-Processor Beowulf Cluster
Christopher Hogue


Debugging with Etnus' TotalView on Linux Clusters
Padmanabhan Iyer, Etnus Inc.


Performance Analysis (Vampir)
Werner Krotz-Vogel
Pallas GmbH


James Lewis
Dept. of Chemistry
University of Utah


Terascale Clusters: Experiences and Challenges
Greg Lindahl,HPTI

Many of us wonder if commodity clusters can scale large enough to attack
the biggest problems. Terascale systems have significant problems which
are not present in smaller systems. Reliability, systems administration,
usability, and I/O are all much more difficult problems than in a 64 cpu
cluster. This talk will explore the challenges of terascale systems, and
will relate experiences with the 800 Gigaflop Forecast Systems Lab
AlphaLinux cluster, and Sandia National Labs CPlant cluster.



Chuck Mosher
Geophysics
Chevron


Rob Ross
PVFS
Argonne National Lab


Mike Showerman
NT & Linux Clusters
NCSA


Jim Steenburgh
Meteorology
University of Utah


Geophysics Panel

Tentative list: 
Scott Morton, Amerada Hess 
Bee Bednar, ADS 
Chuck Mosher, Chevron 
Sia Hassanzadeh, SUN 
John Etgen, AMOCO 





-- 
Brian D. Haymore
University of Utah
Center for High Performance Computing
155 South 1452 East RM 405
Salt Lake City, Ut 84112-0190

Email: brian at chpc.utah.edu - Phone: (801) 585-1755 - Fax: (801) 585-5366

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