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ADIOS tutorial

July 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Dr Scott Klasky, from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is visiting Perth.

Pawsey and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are pleased to invite you to a tutorial on The Adaptable I/O System (ADIOS) run by Dr Klasky.

Time and Date: Monday 10 July from 10.00am to 3.00pm.
Location: Pawsey Supercomputing Centre exhibition area
Cost: Free
Register here

During this session, you will be taken from a general introduction to a parallel I/O all the way to more advanced topics from one of the original ADIOS developers, Scott Klasky.

The Tutorial is free but you will need to register here for catering purposes.

About the workshop:

As concurrency and complexity continue to increase on high-end machines, I/O performance is rapidly becoming a fundamental challenge to achieving exascale computing. To address this challenge, wider adoption of higher-level I/O abstractions will be critically important. Modern I/O libraries provide data models, portable APIs, storage abstractions, and self-describing data containers. These capabilities enable reproducible science, allow data to be managed more effectively throughout the data life cycle, and facilitate parallel I/O with high performance and scalability.
Part I of this tutorial will introduce parallel I/O in general, including file systems, I/O, and middleware libraries. We will summarise the lessons and the key techniques that the team has gained through their many years of collaborations at large computing facilities. The ADIOS framework was created and refined through these collaborations, provide the abstractions needed to address many exascale I/O challenges. Parts II and III will introduce the ADIOS abstraction, library and usage model, and specifically how to use them to achieve high performance. This will include hands-on sessions where ADIOS will be applied to specific computational examples. Part IV will cover advanced topics.

About Dr Scott Klasky:

Scott A. Klasky is the leader of the ADIOS project. Dr Klasky is the group leader for Scientific Data in the Computer Science and Mathematics Research Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin (1994) and has previously worked at the University of Texas at Austin, Syracuse University, and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Dr Klasky is a world expert in scientific computing and scientific data management, co-authoring over 150 papers.


July 10, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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