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Blue Gene Workshop

The first ICHEC-IBM BlueGene workshop took place the 8th and 9th of October 2008 in the IBM Innovation Centre, Mulhuddart, Dublin, building number 6. The aim of the event was to present to the Irish research community the BlueGene machines hosted by ICHEC, and the best way to use them. You can find here the program of the 2 days, and the presentations made. Some presentations are still missing, but should be available soon.

Wednesday the 8th
Time Subject Speaker
09:00 - 10:00 Registration -
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome Luke Drury - DIAS
10:15 - 10:45 Introduction to BlueGene Brendan Boulter - IBM
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 11:45 BlueGene/P: designed to scale Gilles Civario - ICHEC
11:45 - 12:00 National capability computing service Gilles Civario - ICHEC
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break -
13:00 - 14:00 Compiling and using the double hummer Prashobh Balasundaram - IBM
14:00 - 15:00 Practical session -
15:00 - 15:45 Performance libraries Prashobh Balasundaram - IBM
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break -
16:00 - 17:30 Practical session -
Thursday the 9th
09:00 - 10:00 Workshop -
10:00 - 10:45 MPI performances tuning Guy Robinson - IBM
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 Code performances on BlueGene Mike Ashworth - STFC/DL
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break -
13:00 - 14:00 Profiling tools: MPIp, Scalasca & Tau Prashobh Balasundaram - IBM
14:00 - 14:15 Coffee Break -
14:00 - 16:00 Practical session -


Here are also some pictures of the event:
Luke Drury - DIASsome of the attendees
Brendan Boulter - IBMGuy Robinson - IBM
during a practical sessionMike Ashworth - STFC Daresbury