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