SC is the International Conference for
 High Performnance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

SCHEDULE: NOV 13-19, 2010

Parallel: HPC Overview

SESSION: Parallel: HPC Overview

EVENT TYPE: Communities, Education

TIME: 10:30AM - 12:00PM

Speaker(s):Charlie Peck, Henry Neeman, Tom Murphy, Dan Ernst


This session provides a broad overview of HPC. Topics include: what is supercomputing?; the fundamental issues of supercomputing (storage hierarchy, parallelism); hardware primer; introduction to the storage hierarchy; introduction to parallelism via an analogy (multiple people working on a jigsaw puzzle); Moore's Law; the motivation for using HPC.

Speaker Details:

Charlie Peck - Earlham College

Henry Neeman - University of Oklahoma

Tom Murphy - Contra Costa College

Dan Ernst - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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