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Agenda

ERSUG Agenda - January 12/13, 1995

Thursday, Jan 12


 8:30    Welcoming Remarks - Jack Byers

 8:45   Washington View - Tom Kitchens

 9:00    Welcome from PNL - Rick Kendall

        NERSC Production Environment: Plans for 1995-1996

 9:15   General Overview -  Bill McCurdy

 9:35   Proposed Computing Infrastructure -  Michel McCoy

 10:05  Unification of the Production Environment - Moe Jette
         (System Administration thrusts)

 10:45   Break


 11:00  Mass Storage -Steve Louis


 11:20    User Services and Information Systems -  Jean Shuler

 11:40    SMP's...where do they fit? what do they do?
                        Brent Gorda

 12:00  SPP workshop - Bruce Curtis

 12:20  Preparation for the MPP - Tammy Welcome
        - Status of RFP
        - Education and Workshops
        - HPCRC and LLNL  Access program
    
 12:40    Lunch (ExERSUG meeting)

                
 2:10   LAN - ESnet  - Tony Hain (teleconferenced)

    Reports and Issues of Current Interest  
                                                
 2:50  Break

 3:10    Follow-up on Throughput on C90 - Bruce Griffing

 3:30  Update on Distributed Computing and DCCC - Roy Whitney            
   
 4:15  Open Discussion
    - ExERSUG's involvement with DCCC

 5:00  Adjourn for Dinner

 7:00 or 7:30 -> ?
      closed meeting  for ExERSUG-NERSC-OSC

  some of this discussion may be summarized at next morning open session.



Friday, January 13


 8:30  Science Talk by Host Institution (PNL)

 9:30  Open Discussion
      Invitation to Discussion - Bill McCurdy
            
            A.  The case for SMPs

            B.  The role of the current capability platforms

            C.  Dial-up Services for NERSC Customers (SLIP, XRemote, PPP)

            D.  Other topics - suggestions welcome

               - How to improve attendance from the ersug community
            - Next ERSUG meeting
               - ExERSUG membership
            - Search for EXersug Vice-Chair

 11:30 Tour of PNL facilities (possible, if time allows)