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2024 LCI Intermediate Workshop Schedule

Sample schedule – subject to change on instructor discretion

Keep checking website on regular intervals as we get closer to the workshop.

Monday, Day 1 — Storage Pt. 1
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMWelcome /Introductions
8:50 AMCurrent Storage Infrastructure & Future Trends
9:50 AMCurrent HPC-relevant File Systems & Future Trends
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMBasics of Storage Management for HPC Environments Pt. 1
NoonLunch
1:00 PMZFS Architecture/Overview
2:00 PMZFS Hands-On & 
Basics of Data Management for HPC Environments
3:30 PMBreak
4:00 PMBasics of Storage Management for HPC Environments Pt. 2
5:00 PMDinner/evening on your own
Tuesday, Day 2 — Storage Pt. 2
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMIBM Spectrum Scale Architecture & Overview
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMHands-On with Spectrum Scale
NoonLunch
1:00 PMLustre Architecture & Overview
3:00 PMBreak
3:30 PMHands-On with Lustre
5:00 PMDinner/evening on your own
Wednesday, Day 3 — Schedulers
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:20 AMWelcome/Open
8:30 AMWorkload Management Overview
9:00 AMFeature Set Survey
9:30 AMPBS/Torque/Moab/Maui/LSF/Open Source Tools
10:00 AMSlurm (include cloud, accounting)
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMLimiting Resources: Cgroups, Containers, Processor Affinity
NoonLunch
1:00 PMSlurm Hands-On
3:30 PMBreak
4:00 PMBasic TCP dynamics / Science DMZ Design
5:00 PMDinner/evening on your own
Thursday, Day 4 — Networking
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMNetwork Monitoring via perfSONAR
9:30 AMperfSONAR hands-on
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMData Movement Hardware/Software
NoonLunch
1:00 PMNetwork Security and Local Networking (Infiniband)
2:30 PMCeph – SysAdmin’s Introduction
3:30 PMBreak
4:00 PMCeph Hands-On
5:00 PMDinner/evening on your own
Friday, Day 5 — Ceph
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMCeph Hands-On
10:30 AMBreak
11:00 AMCeph – Troubleshooting
NoonPanel Discussion/Box Lunches