tentative program

Please note: Breakfast and lunch are included in the workshop fee. Dinner is on your own, however, to facilitate networking among attendees and instructors, a specific restaurant will be recommended each night and workshop participants are encouraged to dine there.

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Monday, May 18

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
Welcome and Open
9:00am
Lecture: Intro to HPC
Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma
10:00am
Lab: Intro to HPC Exercise
Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Lecture: Intro to MPI
Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma
Noon
Working lunch/lab: Intro to MPI exercise
Henry Neeman, University of Oklahoma
1:00pm
Lecture: Cluster Stack Basics
3:00pm
Break
3:30pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Quick Introduction to EC2
3:45pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Head Node Setup
5:30pm
Dinner on your own (specific restaurant recommended each night)
7:30pm
TOUR: OU Data Center (Four Partners Place)

Tuesday, May 19

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
Lecture: Intro to Networking
9:00am
Lecture: HPC Storage, Part I
Mehmet Belgin, Georgia Tech
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Storage Server
Noon
Lunch
1:00pm
Lecture: HPC Storage, Part II
Mehmet Belgin, Georgia Tech
2:00pm
Lecture: Introduction to Configuration Management
Jennifer Shannon, Purdue
3:00pm
Break
3:30pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Compute Nodes
4:30pm
Lecture: Node Health Check
5:30pm
Dinner on your own (specific restaurant recommended each night)

Wednesday, May 20

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
Lecture: Scheduling & Resource Management (Build-a-Cluster scheduler)
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Install Scheduler on Head Node
Noon
Lunch
1:00pm
Lecture: Scheduling & Resource Management (other scheduler)
2:00pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler (without Unix modules)
3:00pm
Break
3:30pm
Lecture: HPC User Support
Cherry Liu, Georgia Tech
Mehmet Belgin, Georgia Tech
4:30pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler (with Unix modules)
5:30pm
Dinner on your own (specific restaurant recommended each night)

Thursday, May 21

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
Lecture: Networking
10:00am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Hardware
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Lecture: Third-Party Software Management
Noon
Lunch
1:00pm
Lecture: Account Management
2:30pm
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Software
3:00pm
Break
3:30pm
Lecture: Monitoring
4:30pm
Hadoop
Cherry Liu, Georgia Tech
5:30pm
Dinner on your own (specific restaurant recommended each night)

Friday, May 22

8:00am
Breakfast
8:30am
Lecture: [advanced topic] - TBD
10:00am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about People
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Wrap-up Discussion and Q&A
Noon
Box Lunch and Adjourn