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NEXTGenIO/SAGE Joint Workshop @ European HPC Summit Week 2018

The European HPC Summit Week, hosted by EXDCI, is a  great opportunity to see the network with all relevant European HPC stakeholders, from technology suppliers and HPC infrastructures to scientific and industrial HPC users in Europe.

For the second year running, we co-hosted a workshop with the SAGE project, another storage-focused H2020 project. This  workshop discussed how these two H2020 I/O and storage-oriented projects are uniquely addressing the challenges of IO at Exascale.  The workshope featured speakers from both projects and presents the progress these initiatives have made in tackling this hard problem.

Workshop Schedule

14:30 - 14:50 Exascale Storage and I/O - Introductory Talk (Prof. Mark Parsons, EPCC)

14:50 - 15:20 NEXTGenIO architecture and use cases (Michele Weiland, EPCC)

15:20 - 15:40 SAGE Platform Status & Usage (Ganesan Umanesan, Seagate)

15:40 - 16:10 NEXTGenIO applications: Memory and I/O profiles (Tomislav Subic, Arctur)

16:10 - 16:30 Runtimes for pre/post processing (Nicolas Vandenbergen, Juelich Supercomputing Center)

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:20 HSM: Achieving I/O across multiple Tiers (Thomas Leibovici, CEA)

17:20 - 17:40 PGAS I/O with multiple tiers (Stefano Markidis, KTH)

17:40 - 18:00 Exploring Object Storage Performance on Extreme Scale Supercomputers (Stefano Markidis, KTH)

18:00 - 18:30 Open Discussion

Slides for the talks from this workshop can be found on the Sage Storage website.