This is an archived page of the 2000 conference

program info

The conference took place at the Wyndam Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It featured speakers from academia, government research labs, and industry involved in Linux high-performance computing. These speakers addressed efforts to integrate and develop Linux clusters for high-performance computing, and efforts to develop science and engineering applications for Linux clusters. The keynote speakers were Dave Turek, vice president of Deep Computing, Web Servers, IBM and Dan Reed, director of Alliance and NCSA.

monday | tuesday | wednesday

Monday, September 11, 2000

8:30am IA32 Architecture and IA64 Architecture
Sunil Saxena, Intel
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm The Linux Kernel and Internals for Scientific Cluster Users
Pete Beckman and Trammi Hudson, TurboLinux, Inc.
5:00pm Adjourn Tutorial Sessions

Tuesday, September 12, 2000

8:30am Effective Compiler Utilization
Eric Stoltz, The Portland Group
9:45am Break
10:00am DEEP Tutorial: Parallel Performance Profiling at the Source Code Level
David McNamara, Pacific-Sierra Research
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm TotalView Debugger
Luiz DeRose, IBM ACTC
3:15pm Break
3:45pm Vampir MPI Performance Profiling
Werner Krotz-Vogel, Pallas
5:30pm Adjourn Tutorial Sessions
7:00-9:00pm Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 13, 2000

9:00am Welcome
Nasir Ahmed, Associate Provost Research, University of New Mexico
9:15am Keynote Speaker I
Jon "Maddog" Hall, Linux International
10:00am Break
10:30am Keynote Speaker II
Linux and Commodity PC Clusters: The HPCC Phase Change
Dan Reed, NCSA
11:15am Keynote Speaker III
Linux and Linux Clusters at IBM Clusters: The HPCC Phase Change
Dave Turek, IBM
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Clusters I
Scalable Cluster Interconnect: Overview and Technology
Charles L. Seitz, President and CEO, Myricom, Inc.
2:15pm The Linux/IA64 Project
Khalid Aziz, Hewlett-Packard
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Applications I
Comparing Clusters and Supercomputers for Lattice QCD
Steven Gottlieb, Professor of Physics, Indiana University

Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulence with a PC/Linux Cluster: Fact or Fiction?
George Em Karniadakis, Professor, Brown University

Project Vista Azul: The Development of a Hybrid UNIX "Hypercluster" for Scientific and Visual Computing
Thomas More Jackman, IBM Research
5:00pm End of Presentations
5:30-7:00pm Grand Opening of Los Lobos - 512 Processors with Myrinet