When viewing the Technical Program schedule, on the far righthand side
is a column labeled "PLANNER." Use this planner to build your own
schedule. Once you select an event and want to add it to your personal
schedule, just click on the calendar icon of your choice (outlook
calendar, ical calendar or google calendar) and that event will be
stored there. As you select events in this manner, you will have your
own schedule to guide you through the week.
You can also create your personal schedule on the SC11 app (Boopsie) on your smartphone. Simply select a session you want to attend and "add" it to your plan. Continue in this manner until you have created your own personal schedule. All your events will appear under "My Event Planner" on your smartphone.
ABSTRACT: The emergence of cloud services brings new possibilities for constructing and using HPC platforms. However, cloud-based clusters need a significant performance boost to become a competitive choice, especially for tightly coupled parallel applications. In this work, we examine the feasibility of running HPC applications in clouds. This study distinguishes itself from existing investigations in several ways. 1. We carry out a comprehensive examination of issues relevant to the HPC community, including performance, cost, user experience, and range of user activities. 2. We compare an Amazon EC2-based platform built upon its newly available HPC oriented virtual machines with typical local cluster and supercomputer options. 3. We perform detailed performance and scalability analysis to locate the chief limiting factors of the state-of-the-art cloud based clusters. 4. We present a case study on the impact of per-application parallel I/O system configuration uniquely enabled by cloud services.