Dell HPC Day 2012Posted 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.
|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|
|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.|
|15:15||16:00||Marcel van Drunen, Enterprise Technologist HPC & Cloud at Dell|
|16:00||16:30||Panel Discussion - open to all questions||Panel|
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