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Dell HPC Day 2012

Posted on 23 October 2012

On the 18th of October Dell organised an event called 'HPC Day 2012' that was held in Dublin at the Dunsink Observatory. Over 30 people attended the event representing TCD, UCD, DCU, UL, Tyndall, ICHEC And Dell. The agenda included speakers from Dell, ICHEC, and DCU presenting the latest in HPC and cloud computing plus research that uses the aforementioned resources. The full agenda is listed below.

Further details of the day can be found on Peter Trevaskis' (Field Marketing Manager at Dell) Blog.

Start End Title Who
10:30 11:00 Registration, coffee  
11:00 11:15 Welcome and Introduction Dermot O'Connell, General Manager, Dell Ireland
11:15 12:00 Traditional HPC technology architectural futures (processors, interconnects, and accelerators) Steve Smith, Senior HPC Consultant, Dell Global HPC Team
12:00 12:45 The National Cloud Computing Centre Mr. Ray Walshe, Director of Cloud Computing Research Centre (cloudCORE) at DCU
12:00 12:45 Lunch  
13:30 14:15 HPC Cloud Bursting Mr. Niall Wilson, ICHEC Infrastructure Manager
14:15 15:00 HPC in the stars Dr. Turlough Downes, Director of the SCI-SYM UDRC in DCU & currently seconded to DIAS to research star formation using Ireland's and Europe's largest supercomputers.
15:00 15:15 Coffee break  
15:15 16:00   Marcel van Drunen, Enterprise Technologist HPC & Cloud at Dell
16:00 16:30 Panel Discussion - open to all questions Panel
16:30 16:45 Wrap Up  

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