Tuesday, May 22 7-9 p.m. Reception
Wednesday, May 23
8 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. "What are the roadblocks to terascale computing with commodity clusters?" Bill Camp 9:15 a.m. Break 9:30 a.m. State of the Labs Session - Review and update on the large systems that are in place at each organization and what is expected in the near future.
15 minute presentations by
Noon Lunch 1 p.m. Key system software needed for managing and running terascale computer centers. (30 minute presentations followed by discussion) 2:45 p.m. Break 3 p.m. Vendors opportunity to describe their plans for scalable cluster software. (30 minute presentations)
- Richard Ferri - IBM
- Steve Oberlin - Unlimited Scale
- Don Becker - Scyl
- Ivan Sipos - Compaq
5 p.m. Adjourn
Thursday, May 24
8 a.m. Breakfast 9 a.m. "Scalable Systems Software Enabling Technology Center - vision, status, and plans" Al Geist 9:45 a.m. Break 10 a.m. Discussion session on the proposed System Software Center. Topics include:
- Open participation in the center by vendors and other organizations.
- Process for defining and agreeing on standard systems software interfaces.
- Methods for influencing center to meet critical user needs.
- Getting vendor involvement in standards and software design.
- Options for long term software support.
Noon Lunch 1 p.m. Vision Panel - A reflection on the discussions at the workshop and projecting these forward to systems we see on the horizon like Blue Gene, Blue Light, and Celera-Composite.
Martin Frey, Art Hale , Michael Levine , Mark Seager
2:45 p.m. Break 3 p.m. Discussion of logistics for next workshop Ralf Gruber 3:30 p.m. End of workshop
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