LUG 2014 Agenda

Agenda details subject to change. (Last updated March 12)

Day 1 – April 8
7:00am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast in Foyer
9:00am – 9:10am Welcome Remarks – Galen Shipman, OpenSFS
9:10am – 9:40am OpenSFS and EOFS Update
Galen Shipman, OpenSFS and Hugo Falter, EOFS
9:40am – 10:10am Lustre Releases – Christopher Morrone, OpenSFS
10:10am – 10:30am Morning Break
10:30am – 11:00am Lustre Client Performance Comparison and Tuning (1.8.x to 2.x)
John Fragalla, Xyratex
11:00am – 11:20am Moving Lustre Forward – What We’ve Learned and What’s Coming
Brent Gorda, Intel
11:20am – 11:50am Lustre Client IO Performance Improvements
Andrew Usleton, Intel
11:50am – 12:10pm Xyratex Update (Lustre acquisition, futures, etc.)
Michael Connolly, Xyratex
12:10pm – 1:10pm Lunch
1:10pm – 1:40pm Lustre 2.5 Performance Evaluation: Performance Improvements with Large I/O Patches, Metadata Improvements, and Metadata Scaling with DNE — Hitoshi Sato, TITECH and Shuichi Ihara, DDN
1:40pm – 2:10pm Lustre Future Features
Andreas Dilger, Intel
2:10pm – 3:10pm Lustre Feature Details
Mike Pershin, Jinshan Xiong, and John Hammond, Intel
3:10pm – 3:30pm OpenSFS, Lustre, and HSM: an update from Cray
Cory Spitz and Jason Goodman, Cray
3:30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:00pm – 4:30pm “Project” — Quota for Lustre: A Proposed New Feature
Shuichi Ihara, DDN
4:30pm – 5:00pm Dynamic LNET Config
Amir Shehata, Intel
5:00pm – 5:30pm LLNL – Production Plans and Best Practices
Marc Stearman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
5:30pm – 7:30pm LUG Reception
Day 2 – April 9
8:00am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast in Foyer
9:00am – 9:30am State of the Lustre Community
Tommy Minyard, OpenSFS
9:30am – 10:00am PLFS and Lustre Performance Comparison
Brett Kettering, Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:00am – 10:30am Morning Break
10:30am – 11:00am Running Native Lustre Client inside Xeon Phi
Dmitry Eremin and Zhiqi Tao, Intel
11:00am – 11:20am Integrating Array Management into Lustre
Roger Ronald and Kevin Moran, System Fabric Works
11:20am – 11:50am Metadata Benchmarks and MD Performance Metrics
Sorin Faibish, EMC
11:50am – 12:10pm Practical Applications of Lustre/ZFS Hybrid Systems
Josh Judd, Warp Mechanics
12:10pm – 1:10pm Lunch
1:10pm – 1:40pm Collective I/O for Exascale I/O Intensive Applications
Sai Narasimhamurthy, Xyratex
1:40pm – 2:10pm SSD Provisioning for Exascale Storage Systems: When, Where and How much?
Devesh Tiwari, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:10pm – 2:40pm Exascale Computing Vision
Eric Barton, Intel
2:40pm – 3:10pm An efficient distributed burst buffer system for Lustre
Bradley Settlemyer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
3:10pm – 3:30pm Lustre for the Real World: Experiences with Lustre Beyond Standard HPC Applications
Robert Triendl, DDN
3:30pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:00pm – 5:00pm Panel: 2020 HPC Platform Architectures and their Impact on Storage
Panelists: Al Geist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Rob Ross, MCS, ANL, Lee Ward, Sandia National Laboratory, Terri Quinn, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Moderator: Steve Simms, Indiana University
5:00pm – 5:30pm Lustre File System Acceleration Using Server or Storage-Side Caching: Basic Approachs and Application Use Cases
James Coomer, DDN
Day 3 – April 10
8:00am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast in Foyer
9:00am – 9:30am Run Hadoop Map Reduce Jobs on Lustre
Zhiqi Tao, Intel
9:30am – 10:00am Progress Report on Efficient Integration of Lustre and Hadoop/YARN
Weikuan Yu, Auburn University and Omkar Kulkarni, Intel
10:00am – 10:30am AM Break
10:30am – 11:00am OpenSFS Benchmarking Working Group Filesystem Monitoring Task Effort
Andrew Uselton. Intel
11:00am – 11:30am Fine-grained File System Monitoring with Lustre Jobstat
Patrick Fitzhenry, DDN and Daniel Rodwell, Australian National University
11:30am – 12:00noon Lustre Log Analyzer: A Community-centric Effort to Improve Lustre Log Analysis
Kalpak Shah, DDN
12:00noon – 12:10pm Closing

The official LUG program will conclude at 12:10pm on April 10th. All LUG 2014 attendees are invited to join the OpenSFS Working Group meetings following LUG on April 10th, regardless of their OpenSFS membership status. The Work Group meetings will provide more in depth discussion regarding Lustre development activities and allow interaction with those in the community who are contributing to this work. The Working Group meetings will include the following sessions:

* A 10 minute break will occur between each of the Work Group sessions.