High-Performance Cluster Computing

Organizer: Prof. Alok Choudhary, Northwestern University

choudhar@ece.nwu.edu

Monday, July 7, 9:00 - 12:30

SMP clusters have recently emerged as attractive architecture for large-scale high-performance computing. The objectives of this workshop are to discuss issues in designing, building and software support for clusers of SMPs.

9:00 - 9:30 Exploiting Hardware-Based Distributed Shared-Memory for Fast Communication Mechanisms Wolfgang KARL, Technical University Munich, Germany
9:30 - 10:00 Communication Support in SMP Clusters Joerg Cordsen, GMD Berlin, Germany
10:00 - 10:30 Molecular Dynamics, Lattice Gas Automata and Finite Element Simulations on a Heterogeneous Workstation Network Marian Bubak, University of Mining and Metallurgy, Krakow, Poland
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Portable Parallel I/O on Cluster Computers Rajeev Thakur, Argonne National Labs, USA
11:30 - 12:00 Maintaining Tuple Sets on SMP Clusters T.A. Mueck and J. Witzmann, University of Vienna, Austria
12:00 - 12:30 Parallelizing Irregular Out-Of-Core Applications Peter Brezany, University of Vienna, Austria