Meet the experts, talk to other customers and learn about the latest developments at this years IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM Spectrum LSF User Group meeting at ISC High Performance 2019.   We have a full agenda with customer and IBM expert presentations and will cover recent product developments as well as future roadmap development.

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13:00 - 13:15 Welcome
Speakers: Gabor Samu (IBM) / Ulf Troppens (IBM)
13:15 - 13:35 What is new in Spectrum Scale and ESS?
Speaker: Christopher Maestas (IBM)
13:35 - 13:55 Sharing files in Spectrum Scale with Nextcloud Sync&Share
Speaker: Frank Karlitschek (Nextcloud)
13:55 - 14:15 What's new in IBM Spectrum LSF Suite
Speaker: Bill McMillan (IBM)
14:15 - 14:40 Caches all the way down: Building a wide area data fabric with Spectrum Scale
Speaker: David Abramson (University of Queensland)
14:40 - 15:00 Spectrum Scale Reliability, Availability and Serviceability
Speaker: Mathias Dietz (IBM)
15:00 - 15:30 Break (w/refreshments)
15:30 - 15:50 Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition (ECE)
Speaker: Christopher Maestas (IBM)
15:50 - 16:10 I/O Profiling with Ellexus at Diamond Light Source on an IBM Spectrum Scale cluster
Speaker: Rosemary Francis (Ellexus)
16:10 - 16:35 AI at scale with Spectrum LSF
Speaker: Florin Manailla (IBM)
16:35 - 16:55 Best Practices for Spectrum Scale with Lenovo DE4000/DE6000 Storage 
Speaker: Oliver Kill (pro-com)
16:55 - 17:15 High Performance Tier
Speaker: Simon Lorenz (IBM) / Tomer Perry (IBM)
17:15 - 17:30 Wrap-up
Speaker: Gabor Samu (IBM) / Ulf Troppens (IBM)
17:30 - 18:00 Get Together (w/refreshments)

IBM @ ISC 2019 - Transforming High Performance Computing

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Event Details


Monday, 17 June 2019

13:00 - 18:00

Messe Frankfurt
Room Applaus – Forum
Tor Ost (East Gate) Hall 3
Brüsseler Strasse 60327
Frankfurt am Main