Registration is open Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2018 Tapia Conference

High Performance Computer Networking: Moving Data Fast, Easily, and Securely: Part I

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 11:00AM-12:30PM

High performance computing is a powerful tool that put into hands of creative minds is helping humanity solve its hardest problems. This hands-on workshop will focus on the ethernet (Session1) and high-speed networks (Session2)- the nervous system that provides access to and unleashes the power of the supercomputer. You will have an opportunity to learn how these technologies are deployed at Los Alamos National Laboratory in support of its world-class high performance computing platforms, which are used to research and solve national grand-challenge scientific problems.

In session 1 you will learn about the fundamentals of TCP/IP and how it contributes to the supercomputers and get your hands on switches that LANL uses.

Please bring your own laptop. Prior knowledge of networking concepts will be helpful, but is not a prerequisite.

Workshop is limited to 30 participants.

Presenters:
Carolyn Connor, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jesse Martinez, Los Alamos National Laboratory