2018 Intermediate Workshop

Tentative Program

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring a laptop

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Monday, August 13 — Schedulers

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:20 am
Welcome/Open
8:30 am
Workload Management Overview
9:00 am
Feature Set Survey
9:30 am
PBS/Torque/Moab/Maui/LSF/Open Source Tools
10:00 am
Slurm
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Limiting Resources: Cgroups, Containers, Processor Affinity
11:30 am
Cloud and Scheduling
11:45 am
Accounting: XDmod, MAM/Gold, Slurm
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Slurm Hands-On
3:45 pm
Break
4:15 pm
Slurm Hands-On
5:00 pm
Dinner on your own (recommendations provided)

Tuesday, August 14 — Networking

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Science DMZ
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Networking at Scale
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Infiniband: Basics, Hardware, Subnet Managers, Topologies, Omni-Path
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Infiniband Hands-On
5:00 pm
Dinner on your own (recommendations provided)

Wednesday, August 15 — Storage, part 1

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Survey of Storage Hardware
9:00 am
Survey of Filesystems
9:30 am
Tiered Storage
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
ZFS Concepts, Features, Administration
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
ZFS Hands-On
2:00 pm
GPFS Architecture, Configuration, Features
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
GPFS (continued)
5:00 pm
Dinner on your own (recommendations provided)

Thursday, August 16 — Storage, part 2

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
GPFS Hands-On
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lustre Architecture, Configuration, Features
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lustre (continued)
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lustre Hands-On
5:00 pm
Dinner on your own (recommendations provided)

Friday, August 17 — Cautionary Tales/Wrap-Up

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Block vs. Object Storage
9:30 am
Swift and Ceph
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Panel Discussion
Noon
Boxed lunch to go