Weekly Update: October 23, 2019
IN THIS MESSAGE
- Center Announcements
- OLCF User Documentation is Moving
- New Requirement for ALCC Proposals
- 2019 OLCF User Survey is Now Available
- Meetings & Workshops
- October OLCF User Conference Call (Oct 30)
- Performance, Portability, and Productivity in HPC Forum (7-9 Apr 2020)
- Upcoming Scheduled Outages
- All OLCF systems (except HPSS) (Oct 29)
OLCF USER DOCUMENTATION IS MOVING
As discussed on the September OLCF User Conference Call, our user documentation (system user guides, data transfer information, account information) has moved. The new site for this documentation is https://docs.olcf.ornl.gov. The previous location for our documentation
will be retired today.
An important new feature of our documentation is the ability for you to add your suggestions and contributions via https://github.com/olcf/olcf-user-docs/.
Please begin using the new site for systems documentation and feel free to contribute suggestions, corrections, or additional documentation.
NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ALCC PROPOSALS
For the 2020-2021 ALCC campaign, PIs are required to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) as the first step of submitting a proposal. The ALCC submission site will open at noon on Oct 1 with LOIs due on Dec. 16. All proposals are due when the submission site closes at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on Feb. 3, 2020. Information from the LOI will be automatically populated to the proposal by December 18. More information can be found at https://science.osti.gov/ascr/Facilities/Accessing-ASCR-Facilities/ALCC
2019 OLCF USER SURVEY IS NOW AVAILABLE
The 2019 OLCF User Survey is now open. We truly value your feedback and encourage all users to complete this important survey. To take it, please visit https://orausurvey.orau.org/n/OLCFSurvey2019.aspx.
MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS
OCTOBER OLCF USER CONFERENCE CALL (OCT 30)
The October OLCF User Conference Call will be held at noon (Eastern Time) on Wednesday, October 30. The call will include a presentation on Distributed Deep Learning on Summit led by Dr. Brad Nemanich and Dr. Bryant Nelson, both of IBM. Details of the call, including information on how to join, can be found on the event page.
PERFORMANCE, PORTABILITY, AND PRODUCTIVITY IN HPC FORUM (7-9 APR 2020)
Save the date: April 7-9, 2020, Kansas City, Missouri.
The 2020 Performance, Portability, and Productivity in HPC (P3HPC) Forum is set for April 7-9, 2020, at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza hotel. This event provides an opportunity to present on ideas and progress toward the goal of performance portability across current and future high-performance computing platforms.
UPCOMING SCHEDULED OUTAGES
All OLCF systems (except HPSS) will be unavailable from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 29.