Video Gallery: 2018 Swiss HPC Conference

Welcome to the 2018 Swiss HPC Conference

Delve into a wide range of interests, disciplines and topics in HPC – from present day application to its future potential. Join the Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS), HPC Advisory Council members and colleagues from around the world for invited and contributed talks and immersive tutorials at the ninth annual Swiss Conference!

Knowledgeable evaluations, prescriptive best practices and provocative insights, the open forum conference brings together industry experts for three days of highly interactive sessions.


Day One: Monday, 09 April, 2018

About the HPC Advisory Council * Video * Slides Gilad Shainer


Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS) * Video
Michele de Lorenzi
Introduction to HPCXXL
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) * Video * Slides
Michael Stephan
Visionary Perspectives: The Transformation of HPC ~ Simulation and Cognitive Methods in the Era of Big Data * Video * Slides Dave Turek, IBM
Keynote: Demystifying Parallel and Distributed Deep Learning ~ An In-Depth Concurrency Analysis
Video * Slides
Torsten Hoefler, ETH Zurich
Shifter ~ Docker Containers for HPC * Video * Slides Alberto Madonna, CSCS
XXL Overview: Julich Supercomputing Centre * Video * Slides Michael Stephan, JSC
High-Performance Artificial Intelligence on Intel Architecture (No video) * Slides Claire Bild
From Scratch to Supercomputers ~ Bottoms-up Build of Large-scale Computational Lensing Software * Video * Slides Gilles Fourestey, EPFL
Tutorial: State of Containers and the Convergence of HPC and BigData * Video * Slides Christian Kniep, Docker
XXL Overview: CSCS * Video * Slides Colin McMurtrie, Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico (CSCS)
Tutorial: Containers Using Singularity on HPC * Video Abhinav Thota, Indiana University
Industry Insights: Advanced Networking ~ The Critical Path for HPC, Cloud, Machine Learning and more … * Video * Slides Erez Cohen, Mellanox Technologies
The Convergence of HPC and Deep Learning * Video * Slides

Axel Kohler, NVIDIA

Day Two: Tuesday, 10 April, 2018

Exploiting HPC Technologies for Accelerating Big Data Processing and Associated Deep Learning, DK Panda, The Ohio State University * Video * Slides

Kubernetes as a Service Built on OpenStack, Saverio Proto from SWITCH * Video * Slides

XXL Overview: Leibniz-Rechenzentrum (LRZ), Markus Michael Müller * Video

Designing Scalable HPC, Deep Learning and Cloud Middleware for Exascale Systems
DK Panda, The Ohio State University * Video * Slides

XXL Overview: Indiana University, Robert Henschel * Video * Slides

Energy Efficiency and Water-Cool-Technology Innovations
Karsten Kutzer, Lenovo * Video * Slides

Enabling Object Storage Systems for High-Latency Media
Harald Seipp, IBM * Video * Slides

Deep Learning and Edge Computing, Zaikun Xu, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)/Institute of Computational Science (ICS) * Video * Slides

Tutorial: Charliecloud ~ Unprivileged Containers for User-Defined Software Stacks, Michael Jennings, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) * Video * Slides

Day 3: Wednesday April 11, 2018

Ceph on the Brain ~ Storage and Data-Movement Supporting the Human Brain Project (HBP), Adrian Tate, Stig Telfer, Lena Oden, Cray, StackHPC, Forschungszentrum Jülich * Video * Slides

Patent-Crawler ~ A Web Crawler to Gather Virtual Patent Marking Information, Etienne Orliac, l’Université de Lausanne/École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (UNIL/EPFL) * Video * Slides

NVMe Takes It All, SCSI Has To Fall, ABC Systems AG, Alexander Ruebensaal * Video * Slides

Building Computing and Data Centres for Exascale in the EU, Peter Hopton, EuroEXA/Iceotope * Video * Slides

Applying DDN to Machine Learning, Jean-Thomas Acquaviva, DDN * Video * Slides

Heterogeneous2 Computing with rCUDA, Federico Silla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia * Video * Slides

Tutorial: Hands-on rCUDA Using GPU Virtualization with TensorFlow, Carlos Reaño, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia * Video * Slides

Quantum Computing, Its Principles, Capabilities and Challenges, Mark Mattingley-Scott, IBM * Video

ReFrame ~ A Regression Testing Framework Enabling Continuous Integration of Large HPC Systems, Victor Holanda Rusu, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich/Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico * Video

An Introduction to the SPEC High Performance Group and their HPC Benchmark Suites
Robert Henschel, Indiana University * Video