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Catch the Comet! Introduction to XSEDE's newest HPC resource at SDSC

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San Diego Supercomputer Center

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In this webinar, we will provide an introduction to Comet, the new XSEDE HPC resource hosted and operated at SDSC. Detailed information will be provided on the Comet system architecture, including compute and GPU nodes, InfiniBand topology, performance storage, and virtualization.

Examples will be provided with information on
*1) Using the compute nodes, including examples on MPI, OpenMP, hybrid (e.g. MPI+ OpenMP), local scratch (SSD/flash memory), and Hadoop jobs;
*2) Using the GPU nodes with examples on using MVAPICH2-GDR (uses GPU Direct), CUDA, and OpenACC programming.

An overview of the special features on Comet including high performance virtualization and gateway hosting options will also be provided.

This webinar is free, and open to all users or prospective users of XSEDE resources. Instructions for accessing the webinar are below.

Date: June 03, 2015
Time: 9 AM – 10:30 AM (PT)
Level: Beginner

Webinar Connections Instructions

For Audio:
*You may use the built-in audio in ReadyTalk or you may dial in by phone (or Skype) to 866-740-1260 and enter the participant code 8220995# when prompted.

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*Browse to ReadyTalk and enter the participant code 8220995 in the upper left of the main page and follow instructions.
The webinar will be live 15 minutes prior to the webinar.
It is recommended you browse to ReadyTalk ahead of time to be sure your system is configured correctly.

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