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CUG 08 Proceedings

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6 General Session
8:15 Introduction, John Noe, Program Chair, Sandia National Laboratories (SNLA)
Cray Corporate Update, Peter Ungaro, CEO & President, Cray Inc.
8:45 Cray Product Roadmap, Steve Scott, Chief Technology Officer, Cray Inc.
9:15 Cray Software Update, Peg Williams, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Cray Inc.
9:45 Break
7 General Session
10:15 HPC in 2016—A View Point from NERSC, William Kramer, National Energy Research Supercomputer Computer Center (NERSC)
10:45 Exploring Extreme Scalability of Scientific Applications, Mike Ashworth, HPCX Consortium (HPCX)
11:15 Exascale Computing: Science Prospects and Application Requirements, James B. (Trey) White III, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
11:45 Beyond Red Storm at Sandia, David Rogers, Sandia National Laboratories (SNLA)
12:15–1:15 Lunch
8 Technical Sessions
  8A Quad Core Performance
8B Operating Systems
8C Batch Management
1:15 Initial Performance Results from the
Quad Core XT4
, John Levesque, Cray Inc.
CNL–The Evolution of a Compute OS, Jim Harrell and Dave Wallace, Cray Inc.
A Technical Look at the New Scheduling and Reporting Features in PBS Professional, Bill Nitzberg, Altair Engineering, Inc.
2:00 First Experiences in Hybrid Parallel Programming in Quad-core Cray XT4 Architecture, Sebastian von Alfthan, CSC–Scientific Computing Ltd. (CSC)
Cray Operating System Plans and Status, Charlie Carroll, Cray Inc.
2:45 Break
9 Technical Sessions
  9A Performance 9B Cray S/W News 9C MPI/CASK
3:15 7X Performance Results Final Report: ASCI Red vs. Red Storm, Courtenay Vaughn, Sandia National Laboratories (SNLA)
Cray XT–The Software Annual Report, Dave Wallace, Cray Inc.
Open MPI's Dynamic Process Control and Shared Memory Optimizations for the Cray XT4, Richard Graham, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Performance Comparison of Cray XT4 with SGI Altix 4700, IBM POWER5+, SGI ICE 8200, and NEC SX-8 using HPCC and NPB Benchmarks, Rolf Rabenseifner, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)
Common Administration Infrastructure, Charlie Carroll, Cray Inc.
The Cray Programming Environment: Current Status & Future Directions, Luiz DeRose, Cray Inc.
4:45 Break
10 Interactive Sessions and BoFs
  10A 10B 10C
User Support SIG, Chair: Jim Glidewell (BOEING)
5:45 Break
Cray Inc. Social in the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel "Commodore Room" (Attendees and their guests are welcome.)

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