Meet us at SC18!

SC ’18 (http://sc18.supercomputing.org) is around the corner and as always, the PMRS team has several events lined up. Drop by and say hi!

Tutorials

  • November 12 (Monday) 8:30am – 5pm:  Advanced MPI Programming
    • Pavan Balaji, William Gropp, Torsten Hoefler, and Rajeev
      Thakur
  • November 11th (Sunday) 8:30am – 5pm: Parallel I/O in Practice
    • Rob Latham, Rob Ross, Brent Welch, Glenn Lockwood

Papers

BoFs

Show Floor

  • November 13 (Tuesday) 2:00-2:30pm : PCCluster Consortium – Booth 3039
    • Min Si (Talk) : A Preliminary Study in Utilizing Light-weight User-level Process in MPI Communication

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Meet us at SC17!

SC ’17 (http://sc17.supercomputing.org) is around the corner and as always, the PMRS team has several events lined up. Drop by and say hi!

Talk to us at the at  Student/Postdoc Career Fair if you’re looking for opportunities. The SC17 Student/Postdoc Career Fair will be on Wednesday (11/15) 10am to 3pm. Please identify your availability with this doodle.

Tutorials

  • November 13 (Monday) 8:30am – 5pm:  Advanced MPI Programming
    • Pavan Balaji, William Gropp, Torsten Hoefler, and Rajeev
      Thakur
  • November 13th (Monday) 8:30am – 5pm: Parallel I/O in Practice
    • Rob Latham, Rob Ross, Brent Welch, Katie Antypas

Workshops

  • November 12th (Sunday) 9am – 5:30pm: Workshop on Exascale MPI (ExaMPI)
    • Ryan Gran, Patrick Bridges, Anthony Skjellum, Purushotham Bangalore, Ron Brightwell, Pavan Balaji, Masamichi Takagi, and Geoffroy Vallee

Papers

BoFs

Show Floor

  • November 13 (Monday) 7:30-7:45 pm : ITC/JCAHPC, The University of Tokyo – Booth 1849
    • Ken Raffenetti (Talk) : Optimizing MPI Launch on Oakforest-PACS
  • November 15th (Wednesday) 5:15pm – 7pm: OpenSHMEM in the Era of Exascale BoF
    • Min Si (Talk)
  • Tuesday, November 14th 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM : PCCluster Booth
    • Min Si (Talk) : Casper: Portable and Adaptable Asynchronous Progress Model for MPI Communication

Posters

  • PGAS booth: Min Si: Accelerating the Global Arrays PGAS Model with Dynamic Adaptable Asynchronous Communication in MPI RMA

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PhD students present their work at EuroMPI 2017

PhD students Shintaro Iwasaki , Rohit Zambre and Sarunya Pumma present their work at the EuroMPI conference 2017.

Here are the links to their work:

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Yanfei Guo Successfully Presented His Research at IPDPS 2017

Yanfei Guo, a postdoc in the Programming Models and Runtime Systems group, successfully presented his research about the memory compression techniques for MPI network address management at IPDPS 2017.

Here is the paper he presented:
Yanfei Guo, Charles Archer, Michael Blocksome, Scott Parker, Wesley Bland, Kenneth J. Raffenetti, and Pavan Balaji. “Memory Compression Techniques for Network Address Management in MPI.” IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS). May 29–June 2, 2017, Orlando, Florida.[PDF]

And, you can find Yanfei’s homepage here.

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Meet Us at SC ’16!

The PMRS team will participate in several events at SC ’16 (http://sc16.supercomputing.org), including tutorials, workshops, BoFs and show floor exhibits. Come and say hi!

Tutorials

Workshops

  • Nov. 12 (Sat) / 01:00pm – 05:00pm / Sheraton SLC Hotel / Intel HPC Developer Conference
    • Ken Raffenetti – Presenter (time tbd)
  • Nov. 13 (Sun) / 09:00am – 05:30pm / 155-A / ExaMPI16
    • Pavan Balaji – Organizer
    • Ken Raffenetti – Panel Moderator (3:30pm)
  • Nov. 13 (Sun) / 09:00am-05:30pm / 355-D / Women in HPC: Diversifying the HPC Community
    • Lena Oden – Poster and Lightning talk (12:30pm-3:30pm)
  • Nov. 14 (Mon) / 09:00am-05:30pm / 155-C / PDSW-DISCS
    • Rob Latham – (paper) “Get out of the way! Applying compression to internal data structures”
  • Nov. 14 (Mon) / 02:00pm-05:30pm / 251-B / PGAS Applications Workshop
    • Min Si – Panelist (5:00pm-5:30pm)
  • Nov. 18 (Fri) / 08:30am-12:00pm / 155-A / RESPA
    • Pavan Balaji – Keynote talk (8:40am-9:20am)

BoFs

Show Floor

  • Nov. 14 (Mon) / 07:00pm-09:00pm / PGAS Booth (#537)
    • Min Si – Poster
  • Nov. 15 (Tue) / 11:15am-11:35am / OpenMP Booth (#611)
    • Sangmin Seo – (talk) BOLT: OpenMP over Lightweight Threads
  • Nov. 15 (Tue) / 02:00pm-02:30pm / Mellanox Booth (#2631)
    • Lena Oden – (talk) MPICH/UCX

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PMRS Group Presents Full-day MPI Tutorial at Argonne

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TCS Conference Center Argonne National Laboratory For the 4th year in a row, the PMRS group (part of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division) presented a full-day MPI tutorial at Argonne free of charge to ~80 registered attendees. The tutorial … Continue reading

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Min Received the 2016 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of HPC in the Early Career Category

Min Si, a Ph.D. guest graduate student in the Programming Models and Runtime Systems (PMRS) group, received the 2016 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of HPC in the Early Career category for her work on “novel system software in the context of MPI-3 one-sided communication.” This award will be officially announced at the NERSC user group (NUG) meeting on March 22nd. Min will also give a talk (remote presentation) on the science and computational aspects of her work on the afternoon of March 22 in the Building 50 auditorium at Berkeley Lab.

You can read more about the NUG meeting and the awards at
http://www.nersc.gov/users/NUG/annual-meetings/nug-2016/
http://www.nersc.gov/science/nersc-hpc-achievement-awards/

More information about the awarded work can be found at
http://www.mcs.anl.gov/project/casper/

Min is a Ph.D. student from the university of Tokyo and has worked at the PMRS group as a guest graduate student for her doctoral research in the past two years. She will graduate in this March and come back to the PMRS group as a postdoctoral researcher in May.

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Halim Received the Seiichi Tejima Doctoral Dissertation Award @ Tokyo Institute of Technology

Halim received the Seiichi Tejima Doctoral Dissertation Award for the work on his Ph.D. thesis at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) today. This award is given to the top dissertation at Tokyo Tech in various fields. Halim received this award for Computer Science. The award consists of a plaque and a cash of 100,000 yen.

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Halim next to Dr. Yoshinao Mishima, President of Tokyo Institute of Technology

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Halim Gave a Talk about Multithreaded MPI @ the University of Tokyo

Abdelhalim Amer (Halim), a postdoctoral researcher in the Programming Models and Runtime Systems group, visited Taura Laboratory, led by Prof. Kenjiro Taura, at the University of Tokyo. He gave a talk about the opportunities and challenges of Multithreaded MPI runtimes at extreme scale.

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Parallel Programming with MPI Tutorial @ Argonne

It’s MPI Tutorial day again! This year we have more than 100 registrations from different universities, companies and organizations.

Tutorial information

The Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division of Argonne presents “Parallel Programming with MPI” Friday, June 5, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This day-long tutorial takes place on the Argonne campus at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center, Room 1416. The tutorial will cover an introduction to MPI (in the morning) as well as advanced concepts in MPI (in the afternoon). More details are available at the tutorial website.

Event Pictures

Our presenters. From left to right: Rajeev Thakur, Pavan Balaji, Ken RaffenettiAntonio Pena, and Min Si

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Our audience.

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Rajeev gives the introduction.

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Ken introduces how to write a simple program with MPI.

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Toni (Antonio) introduces non-blocking communication in MPI.

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Pavan introduces collective communication in MPI.

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Min introduces MPI datatypes.

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