Weekly Update: April 25, 2018
IN THIS MESSAGE
- Center Announcements
- 2019 INCITE Call for Proposals
- 2019 INCITE Call for Proposals Webinars
- Nominations for OLCF User Group Executive Board
- Meetings & Workshops
- OLCF User Conference Call (Apr 25)
- Registration Closing Soon for the 2018 OLCF User Meeting
- Performance Portability with Kokkos (Jul 24-27)
- HPC Best Practices Webinar (May 9)
- Intro to HPC Workshop (Jun 26-28)
- Scheduled Outages Through May 4 (none)
2019 INCITE CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The INCITE program is now accepting proposals of computer time on Summit and Titan through June 22, 2018 for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains. For more information or to submit a proposal, visit https://proposals.doeleadershipcomputing.org.
2019 INCITE CALL FOR PROPOSAL WEBINARS
To help you prepare your INCITE proposal for submission, the INCITE program is offering instructional webinars on May 2 and June 7. To register, visit visit the event page.
NOMINATIONS FOR OLCF USER GROUP EXECUTIVE BOARD
Nominate yourself to run for the OLCF User Group Executive Board. If elected, you will serve on a 10-person board who provide advice and feedback to the OLCF on the current and future state of OLCF operations and services. The term of service for the successful candidates is three years. Elections will be held electronically during the user meeting. Nomination will take place through May 4th. To run, fill out the form.
MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS
OLCF USER CONFERENCE CALL (APR 25)
Thank you for joining us for the April OLCF User Conference Call, which included a discussion of CUDA 9 by NVIDIA’s Jeff Larkin. The call video will be uploaded to the OLCF Training Channel on Vimeo; a link to that video and the slide deck will be added to the event page on the OLCF website.
REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON FOR THE 2018 OLCF USER MEETING
Registration will close on April 30th for the 2018 OLCF User Meeting, which will be held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory on May 15-17, 2018. For more information on the meeting or to register, please visit https://www.olcf.ornl.gov/calendar/2018-olcf-user-meeting/.
PERFORMANCE PORTABILITY WITH KOKKOS (JUL 24-27)
The OLCF will host an on-site Kokkos training event organized by the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) on July 24-27, 2018. This training will cover the minimum required topics to get your application started on using Kokkos. Please see the event page for more details.
HPC BEST PRACTICES WEBINAR (MAY 9)
The next HPC Best Practices Webinar, “On-demand Learning for Better Scientific Software: How to Use Resources & Technology to Optimize your Productivity”, will be presented from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 9th. This webinar will demonstrate how to develop a personalized learning framework leveraging massively open online courses (MOOC), podcasts, social media, videos, and more.
Participation in this webinar is free but registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the event page.
INTRO TO HPC WORKSHOP (JUN 26-28)
INTRODUCTION TO HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING WORKSHOP (JUN 26-28)
The OLCF will host an Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC) workshop on June 26-28, 2018. This training will start by covering basic skills, such as UNIX, vim text editor, and C/Fortran programming, which will be necessary for the topics to follow. We will then move on to cover basic parallel programming (using MPI and OpenMP) and GPU computing (CUDA and OpenACC). Hands-on sessions will be included with many of the topics to give participants the opportunity to practice new skills. For more information about this event or to register, visit the event page on the OLCF website.
SCHEDULED OUTAGES THROUGH MAY 4
There are no outages scheduled through May 4.