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

held in conjunction with EuroSys 2008,

March 31, Glasgow, UK

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

Program: http://www.csm.ornl.gov/srt/hpcvirt08/program.html

The paper submission web page is now open: https://www.softconf.com/eurosys/HPCVirt2008/

The emergence of virtualization enabled hardware, such as the latest generation AMD and Intel processors, has raised significant interest in High Performance Computing (HPC) community. In particular, system-level virtualization provides an opportunity to advance the design and development of operating systems, programming environments, administration practices, and resource management tools. This leads to some potential research topics for HPC, such as failure tolerance, system management, and solution for application porting to new HPC platforms.

The workshop on System-level Virtualization for HPC (HPCVirt 2008) is intended to be a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences on the use of virtualization technologies for HPC, the challenges and opportunities offered by the development of system-level virtualization solutions themselves, as well as case studies in the application of system-level virtualization in HPC.

The workshop program will include presentations of peer-reviewed papers as well as a panel with participants from research/academia and industry. HPCVirt topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Important Dates:

Organizer and Program Chair

Workshop Chairs
General Chair: Stephen L. Scott, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Program Chair: Geoffroy Vallee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Program Committee

Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished work that exposes a new problem, advocates a specific solution, or reports on actual experience. Papers should be submitted as full-length 8 pages double column including figures and tables in standard ACM format. Papers that exceed this length will be rejected without consideration of their merit.
A single CD with the accepted papers for all workshops, and give a copy of that CD to each registered attendee. ACM must hold copyright, and the papers will appear in the ACM DL; the papers will NOT be part of the EuroSys proceedings.
The SIGPLAN-approved LaTeX format and templates can be found at http://www.acm.org/sigs/sigplan/authorInformation.htm.

Presentations will be invited based on the originality, technical merit, and topical relevance of their submissions.

Please contact hpcvirt08@ornl.gov with questions.

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