Mira Performance Boot Camp 2014

Mira Performance Boot Camp 2014

 

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Ready to take your code to the next level?

At the Mira Performance Boot Camp, you'll get access to leadership-class systems and hands-on assistance from ALCF experts. Join us in May, and get ready to:

  • Hit your highest performance numbers in preparation for INCITE 2015
  • Try your code out on full-system Mira reservations
  • Work one-on-one with our staff of experts to optimize your code’s performance

Agenda

Day 1 - May 20
8:15 a.m. Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 - 9:15 a.m. Introduction to Workshop & Safety Review - Richard Coffey, ALCF
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome - Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Science and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago
9:30 - 10:00 a.m ALCF Systems: Part I - On-Node, Hal Finkel, ALCF
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. ALCF Systems: Part II - Inter-Node, Tim Williams, ALCF
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Blue Gene/Q Optimization - Bob Walkup, IBM
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ensemble Jobs on the Blue Gene/Q - Paul Rich, ALCF
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch Presentation: The INCITE Process - Katherine Riley, ALCF
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling
5:15 p.m. Shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
   
   
Day 2 - May 21
8:15 a.m. Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Performance Tools - Scott Parker, ALCF
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. HPCToolkit - Mark Krentel, Rice University
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. TAU Performance Tools - Sameer Shende, ParaTools, Inc.
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Vampir - Frank Winkler, ORNL
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. Break
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Presentation: Scientific Visualization Display
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Debugging at Scale - Ray Loy, ALCF
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Allinea Unified Environment - Beau Paisley, Allinea
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling
5:15 p.m. Shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
   
   
Day 3 - May 22
8:15 a.m. Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Allinea Breakout Session

(Across the Hall in 1406/1407)

 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Parallel I/O on Mira - Venkat Vishwanath, ANL
11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Presentation: Your Data Analysis Needs & Tukey - Joe Insley, ALCF
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on optimization/scaling
5:15 p.m. Adjourn (Depart from building 240) No Shuttle to Guest House

Lodging

Registration for the workshop does not reserve your hotel room. Please contact the Argonne Guest House directly at 630.739.6000. To receive the preferred rate, please book your room reservation by May 5, and mention “Mira Performance Boot Camp."

Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439-4844

Gate passes may be used only to gain site access for the person to whom the pass was issued.

All guests staying at the Argonne Guest House must obtain a gate pass. Non-U.S. citizen guests require additional documentation processing. If someone is accompanying you to this workshop, please contact MiraPerformanceBootCamp@alcf.anl.gov for your guest’s gate pass. Visitors, except Argonne Guest House or Lodging residents, may not authorize site access or issuance of a gate pass for any other person.

This workshop is being held in TCS building 240, Conference Room 1416

Important Information:

Registration is REQUIRED by all who are attending this workshop. Gate passes are required by all visitors to enter Argonne’s site. Visitors are defined as person(s) seeking access to the site who ARE NOT regular Argonne employees or other site occupants.

Visitors who have been issued a gate pass may enter the site for Laboratory-approved activities subject to the time and date restrictions on their gate pass. All visitors are required to present photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, to receive a gate pass. Non-U.S. citizens must also also provide INS documents (visa, passports, I-20, I-797A and/or DS2019). In addition, all those operating a motor vehicle on site must have a valid driver’s license. Passes must be worn in plain view, on the upper part of the body, at all times while on site. Gate passes may be used only to gain site access for the person to whom the pass was issued. Visitors, except Argonne Guest House or Lodging residents, may not authorize site access or issuance of a gate pass for any other person.

Transportation Information

If you are not traveling to Argonne via private or rental car, please note that limousine and taxi drivers who are not US citizens may be unable to enter the lab. We strongly recommend you contact United Limousine for your ground transportation needs. As a contracted provider, United Limousine is familiar with Argonne security processes and will assure your driver meets clearance criteria.

  • United Limousine Reservations: 630-969-3865
  • Airport Arrivals: 800-331-9037 or 630-969-3865

NOTE: Please let United Limousine know you are traveling to Argonne National Laboratory.

Directions to ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY:

http://www.alcf.anl.gov/about/visiting-us

DEADLINE FOR EVENT REGISTRATION:

Non-US Citizens: May 5th US Citizens: May 12th (Please contact the Mira Performance Boot Camp staff after these dates for possible late registration consideration).

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

Block name: Mira Performance Boot Camp Contact Information: Argonne Guest House (800) 632-8990 or (630) 739-6000