SC is the International Conference for
High Performance Computing, Networking,
Storage and Analysis

SCHEDULE: NOV 12-18, 2011

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EVENT TYPE: Education

TIME: 10:30AM - 12:00PM


Presenter(s):Charlie Peck, Thomas Murphy, Daniel Ernst, Henry Neeman

ROOM:WSCC 611/612/613/614

This session provides a broad overview of High Performance Computing (HPC). Topics include: what is supercomputing?; the fundamental issues of HPC (storage hierarchy, parallelism); hardware primer; introduction to the storage hierarchy; introduction to parallelism via an analogy (multiple people working on a jigsaw puzzle); Moore's Law; the motivation for using HPC. Assumed background: basic computer literacy.

Chair/Presenter Details:

Charles Peck (Chair) - Earlham College

Charlie Peck - Earlham College

Thomas Murphy - Contra Costa College

Daniel Ernst - Cray Inc.

Henry Neeman - University of Oklahoma

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