Mira Performance Boot Camp 2015

Mira Performance Boot Camp

 

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 2016
  • Try your code out on full-system Mira reservations
  • Work one-on-one with our staff of experts to optimize your code’s performance

This event is over. Presentation slides are linked in the agenda, below, or visit: http://www.alcf.anl.gov/presentations

 

Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday, May 19
8:15 a.m. Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Introduction to Workshop & Safety Review - Richard Coffey, ALCF
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome
9:30 - 10:30 a.m Optimizing for Blue Gene/Q – Hal Finkel, ALCF
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Using ALCF Systems - William Scullin, ALCF
11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Using Globus Online at the ALCF - Robert Scott, ALCF
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Introduction to the ALCF Teams – Richard Coffey, ALCF (15 mins)
Lunch Talk: INCITE Process (Computation Readiness Deep Dive) - Katherine Riley, ALCF (45 mins)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. More Performance from Blue Gene/Q: Case Studies – Bob Walkup, IBM
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.   Ensemble Jobs on the Blue Gene/Q – Paul Rich, ALCF
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
5:15 p.m. Shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
Day 2 – Wednesday, May 20
8:15 a.m. Shuttle departs from Guest House to Building 240
8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 - 9:00 a.m. Safety Review
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Profiling with Rice HPCToolkit – Mark Krentel, Rice University
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Vampir Performance Vis - Holger Brunst, Dresden University of Technology
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. TAU Performance System - Sameer Shende, ParaTools, Inc.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Your Data Analysis and Visualization Needs - Joe Insley, ALCF
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Debugging – Ray Loy, ALCF
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. High-Productivity Development Tools for Science - Beau Paisley, Allinea
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Hands-on Work
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Using BG/Q Intrinsics on Real Applications: Part I – Anouar Benali, Part II – James Osborn, ALCF
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
5:15 p.m. Shuttle departs building 240 to Guest House
 Day 3 – Thursday, 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 - 9:45 a.m. Parallel I/O on Mira – Kevin Harms, ALCF
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. An Introduction to Parallel HDF5 – Qunicey Koziol and Scot Breitenfeld, The HDF Group
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Next Steps – Richard Coffey, ALCF
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hands-on Work
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 1-630-739-6000 or 1-800-632-8990. 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

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.

Your Required Gate Pass/Badge

Argonne is a badged facility. A gate pass (issued as a clip-on ID badge) is required to enter Argonne’s site. Once you are approved to attend this event, we will arrange for a gate pass to be ready for you to pick up at the Argonne Information Center.

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 & Directions

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: 1-630-969-3865 (IMPORTANT: Be sure to notify United Limousine that you are traveling to Argonne National Laboratory)
  • Airport Arrivals: 1-800-331-9037 or 1-630-969-3865

Directions to Argonne National Laboratory: http://www.alcf.anl.gov/about/visiting-us