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Agenda

ERSUG Training Classes, June 3-4,

and ERSUG Business Meeting, June 5-6, 1997

at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) LOB (Lab Office Building)

The next ERSUG meeting will be held at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and will be preceded by T3E and Visualization training classes, also at Princeton PPL.

Tuesday, June 3th

T3E Training, Tuesday, June 3th PPPL, LOB, conf room B318

Time

Topic

8:30

Take the hotel shuttle from Novotel to PPPL

9:00 - 10:15

Introduction to the T3E

10:30 - Noon

Overview of Parallel Computing on the T3E

1:30 - 4:30

Hands-on Workshop

Wednesday, June 4th

T3E and Visualization Training, Wednesday, June 4th PPPL, LOB, conf room B318

Time

Topic

8:30

Take the hotel shuttle from Novotel to PPPL

9:00 - 10:15

Debugging and Optimization

10:30 - Noon

Overview of Visualization Techniques and Software

1:30 - 4:30

Hands-on Workshop

Thursday, June 5th

ERSUG Meeting, Thursday, June 5th PPPL, LOB

Time

Topic

Speaker

8:30

Take the hotel shuttle from Novotel to PPPL

9:00

Welcome

Jardin/Kendall

9:15

NERSC Status and Plans for FY98

Kramer/Simon

9:45

View from Washington

Kitchens

10:00

Break

10:10

PVP Systems

a) J-90 Scheduling, interactive and batch, large jobs

b) C-90 Transition and Roadmap

c) Superhome Plans

 

Craw

Verdier

Craw

11:20

Break

11:30

MPP Systems (T3E) and Cray Origin-2000, part I

a) Summary of PEP User Experiences

b) FCM Upgrade Plans and System Management

c) Account Allocation and Charging Policies

 

Verdier

Craw

Kramer

12:20

Working lunch, perhaps three parallel sessions

- PVP session?

- MPP session?

- SAS and visualization session?

- NERSC Metrics for FY98?

- Consulting, Training, WEB Info?

- Mass storage, other session?

13:40

MPP Systems (T3E) and Cray Origin-2000, part II

d) Overview on support of the Grand Challenges

e) Cray Origin-2000 Plans

 

Welcome

Kramer

14:20

Replacements for SAS

a) Results of requirements study

b) Hardware options, configuration options

Kramer, Craw

15:00

Break

15:20

Mass storage

a) Transition to HPSS

b) NERSC Mass Storage Directions

 

Meyer

Fitzgerald

16:00

GFDL's experience with T3E and T90

Bruce Ross, GFDL

16:30

Climate modelling at NERSC

Potter

16:40

Break

16:50

Research and Future Technologies projects

a) COMPS

b) NOW

c) Other research

Simon

17:30

Return to hotel

18:30

No-host dinner (arrangements to be made somewhere)

June 5-6, 1997

June 97 ERSUG Meeting Agenda

ERSUG Business Meeting, June 5-6, 1997, at

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)

LOB (Lab Office Building)

Time

Topic

Speaker

8:30

Take the hotel shuttle from Novotel to PPPL

9:00

Welcome

Jardin/Kendall

9:15

NERSC Status and Plans for FY98

Kramer/Simon

9:45

View from Washington

Kitchens

10:00

Break

10:10

PVP Systems

a) J-90 Scheduling, interactive and batch, large jobs

b) C-90 Transition and Roadmap

c) Superhome Plans

 

Craw

Verdier

Craw

11:20

Break

11:30

MPP Systems (T3E) and Cray Origin-2000, part I

a) Summary of PEP User Experiences

b) FCM Upgrade Plans and System Management

c) Account Allocation and Charging Policies

 

Verdier

Craw

Kramer

12:20

Working lunch, perhaps three parallel sessions

- PVP session?

- MPP session?

- SAS and visualization session?

- NERSC Metrics for FY98?

- Consulting, Training, WEB Info?

- Mass storage, other session?

13:40

MPP Systems (T3E) and Cray Origin-2000, part II

d) Overview on support of the Grand Challenges

e) Cray Origin-2000 Plans

 

Welcome

Kramer

14:20

Replacements for SAS

a) Results of requirements study

b) Hardware options, configuration options

Kramer, Craw

15:00

Break

15:20

Mass storage

a) Transition to HPSS

b) NERSC Mass Storage Directions

 

Meyer

Fitzgerald

16:00

GFDL's experience with T3E and T90

Bruce Ross, GFDL

16:30

Climate modelling at NERSC

Potter

16:40

Break

16:50

Research and Future Technologies projects

a) COMPS

b) NOW

c) Other research

Simon

17:30

Return to hotel

18:30

No-host dinner (arrangements to be made somewhere)

Friday, June 6th

ERSUG Meeting, Friday, June 6th PPPL, LOB

Time

Topic

Speaker

8:30

Take the hotel shuttle from Novotel to PPPL

9:00

ERSUG requirements for ESNET Program Plan

(please come prepared to discuss your current and visionary requirements for increased network bandwidth and/or services)

Merola

9:30

Preparing the next big procurement

Simon, Kramer

10:30

Break

10:40

Report on action items from last meeting

a) greenbook

b) users helping users?

[ other action items? ]

Kendall

11:10

Define action items for next meeting

[ suggestions? ]

Braams

11:30

Miscellaneous remaining issues

- User services issues?

- Video-conferencing?

- SAC issues?

- DOE2000 issues?

- ASCI issues?

12:00

General ERSUG meeting closed

12:00

Lunch with those interested

13:00

ExERSUG Closed Session Begins

14:00

ExERSUG Meeting Adjourns