2nd Workshop on System-level Virtualization for High Performance Computing
(HPCVirt 2008)

held in conjunction with EuroSys 2008,

March 31, Glasgow, Scotland

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Workshop General Chair: Stephen L. Scott, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Workshop Program Chair: Geoffroy Vallee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Web page: http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/hpcvirt08/

  Title Authors
10:45am - 11:00am Introduction Geoffroy Vallee
11:00am - 11:30am Performance Implications of Virtualizing Multicore Cluster Machines Adit Ranadive, Mukil Kesavan, Ada Gavrilovska and Karsten Schwan
11:30am - 12:00pm Improving Performances by Embedding HPC Applications in Lightweight Xen Domains Samuel Thibault and Tim Deegan
12:00pm - 01:00pm Lunch Break  
01:00pm - 01:30pm Effects of Virtualization on a Scientific Application Anand Tikotekar, Geoffroy Vallee, Thomas Naughton, Hong Ong, Christian Engelmann, Stephen L. Scott and Anthony M. Filippi
01:30pm - 02:00pm On the Use of Intelligent Local Resource Management for Improved Virtualized Resource Provision Fernando Rodriguez, Felix Freitag and Leandro Navarro
02:00pm - 02:30pm "Zen" and the art of petascale ocean modeling - A conceptual analysis of how virtualization could be key to bringing individual science back to petascale ocean modeling. Chris Hill and Larry Rudolph
2:30pm - 02:45pm Coffee Break  
02:45pm - 04:00pm Panel - VMM-bypass vs. Isolation: what is the best approach for HPC?
Other topics may be introduced during the discussion.

Please contact hpcvirt08@ornl.gov with questions.

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