Program (2020)

CANOPIE-HPC 2020 Workshop Program

November 12, 2020
all times in EASTERN TIME (UTC–5)

10:00 am : Welcome/Intro

10:15 am : Phil Estes, Keynote: “Wandering the Supercomputing Highway: At the Crossroads of Containers and HPC

11:30 am : break

11:45 pm : Session I

  • 11:45 am : Garegin Grigoryan, Minseok Kwon, M. Mustafa Rafique, “Extending the control plane of container orchestrators for I/O virtualization
  • 12:10 pm : Jayjeet Chakraborty, Carlos Maltzahn, Ivo Jimenez, “Enabling seamless execution of computational and data science workflows on HPC and cloud with the Popper container-native automation engine
  • 12:35 pm : R. Shane Canon, “The role of containers in reproducibility
  • 1:00 pm : Session 1 Q&A and discussion

1:30 pm : break/lunch (2:00–2:30 is SC Workshops common break)

2:30 pm : Session II

  • 2:30 pm : Wael R. Elwasif, Ross Whitfield, Jin Myung Park, Mark Cianciosa, “Containers for massive ensemble of I/O bound hierarchical coupled simulations
  • 2:55 pm : Joshua Hursey, “Design considerations for building and running containerized MPI Applications
  • 3:20 pm : Massimiliano Culpo, Gregory Becker, Carlos Eduardo Arango Gutierrez, Kenneth Hoste, Todd Gamblin, “archspec: A library for detecting, labeling and reasoning about microarchitectures
  • 3:45 pm: Session 2 Q&A and discussion

4:15 pm : break

4:30 pm : Lightning talks

  • 4:30 pm : Carlos Eduardo Arango, “We adopted containers, now what? A view into the next milestone for containers in HPC
  • 4:35 pm : Maxim Belkim,”Adapting Shifter to user needs on Blue Waters
  • 4:40 pm: Quincy Wofford, “Using container image layers to build portable and configurable HPC software stacks
  • 4:45 pm : Lightning Talks Q&A

4:50 pm : Panel Discussion

What are the impediments to making container-based workflows the default deployment model for HPC?

6:00 pm : Wrap-up