Changeset 3065 in /cluster/svnroot


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Timestamp:
Mar 12, 2011 2:41:43 PM (10 years ago)
Author:
skylar
Message:

one more rename, adding more background info (#599)

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bccd-ng/text/cascadia_2011
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    5757\maketitle
    5858
     59\begin{slide}{Sponsors}
     60
     61        \begin{itemize}
     62
     63                \item Intel Corporation
     64
     65                \item Supercomputing Conference
     66
     67                \item Earlham College
     68
     69                \item Shodor Foundation
     70
     71                \item Contra Costa College
     72
     73        \end{itemize}
     74
     75\end{slide}
     76
    5977\begin{slide}{Terminology}
    6078
     
    7593
    7694\end{slide}
    77 \begin{slide}{Sponsors}
    78 
    79         \begin{itemize}
    80                 \item Intel Corporation
    81                 \item Supercomputing Conference
    82                 \item Earlham College
    83                 \item Shodor Foundation
    84                 \item Contra Costa College
    85         \end{itemize}
    86 
    87 \end{slide}
    8895
    8996\begin{slide}{What is the BCCD?}
     
    9198        \begin{itemize}
    9299
    93                 \item A software tool for educators for teaching CSE
     100                \item A software tool for domain educators for teaching CSE
     101
    94102                \item A stable platform for the writing of curricula for CSE
    95103
     104                \item One part of a larger CSE community
     105
     106                        \subitem Shodor Foundation
     107
     108                        \subitem National Computational Sciences Institute (NCSI)
     109
     110                        \subitem CSE Reference Desk (CSERD)
     111
    96112        \end{itemize}
    97113
     
    116132\end{slide}
    117133
    118 \begin{slide}{BCCD late history}
     134\begin{slide}{BCCD today}
    119135
    120136        \begin{itemize}
     
    131147
    132148                        \subitem Backwards-compatible with BCCDv2
     149
     150                \item Five current active developers
     151
     152                \item Current work includes:
     153
     154                        \subitem Automated test suite
     155
     156                        \subitem Live upgrades
     157
     158                        \subitem Accessibility
    133159
    134160        \end{itemize}
     
    197223
    198224                \item Live CD (or USB or VM) - runs in a computer lab environment
     225
    199226                \item No need to be a sysadmin
     227
    200228                        \subitem Networking is automatic and non--disruptive
     229
    201230                        \subitem Clustering tools pre--configured (MPI, OpenMP, Torque,
    202231                        etc.)
     232
    203233                \item Visualization easy because every system has a GUI
     234
    204235                \item Can be taken home or back to class
    205236
     
    213244
    214245                \item Change out software packages with \texttt{Modules}
     246
    215247                \item Copy data to all BCCD nodes with \texttt{bccd-sync-dir}
     248
    216249                \item Liberation
     250
    217251                        \subitem Make BCCD permanent using ``liberation''
     252
    218253                        \subitem Post-liberation, \texttt{bccd-reset-network} will setup
    219254                                a diskless cluster
     
    227262        \begin{itemize}
    228263
    229                 \item Embarrassingly parallel - just use bccd-syncdir and ssh
     264                \item Embarrassingly parallel - just use \texttt{bccd-syncdir}
     265                and \texttt{ssh}
     266
    230267                \item Shared memory (pthreads, OpenMP)
     268
    231269                \item Message passing (OpenMPI)
     270
    232271                \item GPGPU (CUDA, OpenCL in the future)
     272
    233273                \item Hybrid methods
     274
    234275                        \subitem Combinations of shared memory \& message passing
     276
    235277                        \subitem Or combinations of message passing a GPGPU
     278
    236279                        \subitem Etc.
    237280
     
    243286
    244287        \begin{itemize}
     288
    245289                \item GalaxSee
     290
    246291                        \subitem N-body simulation of galaxy formation
     292
    247293                        \subitem Uses MPI for communication
     294
    248295                \item Parameter Space
     296
    249297                        \subitem Monte Carlo simulation of dart throwing
     298
    250299                \item Life
     300
    251301                        \subitem Cellular automata simulation
     302
    252303                        \subitem Can use serial, OpenMP, or MPI
     304
    253305        \end{itemize}
    254306
     
    258310
    259311        \begin{itemize}
     312
    260313                \item Live CD and diskless nodes use AUFS
     314
    261315                        \subitem Read/write branch stored in RAM
     316
    262317                \item Live CD uses cloop back--end (from KNOPPIX)
     318
    263319                \item DHCP lock--down is accomplished by using custom options
     320
    264321                \item Node auto--detection uses custom ``pkbcast''
     322
    265323        \end{itemize}
    266324
     
    278336
    279337                \item Hardware
     338
    280339                        \subitem 6x dual-core Intel Atom boards
     340
    281341                        \subitem NVIDIA/CUDA support
     342
    282343                        \subitem Ethernet switch
     344
    283345                        \subitem AC/DC power supply
     346
    284347                        \subitem Custom aluminum case
    285348
     
    299362
    300363                \item BCCD
     364
    301365                        \subitem Main website: \url{http://bccd.net}
     366
    302367                        \subitem Email: \texttt{bccd-developers \textit{at} bccd.net}
     368
    303369                \item LittleFe
     370
    304371                        \subitem Main website: \url{http://littlefe.net}
     372
    305373                        \subitem Email: \texttt{littlefe \textit{at} cs.earlham.edu}
     374
    306375                \item \textit{Teaching high performance computing to undergraduate
    307 faculty and undergraduate students}\cite{Fitz:2010:THP:1838574.1838581}
     376                faculty and undergraduate students}\cite{Fitz:2010:THP:1838574.1838581}
    308377                        \subitem Teragrid 2010 Best Paper in Education
     378
    309379                        \subitem Available to ACM members
    310380
     
    321391\begin{slide}{References}
    322392
    323 \bibliography{cascadia_slides}{}
     393\bibliography{cascadia_2001_slides}{}
    324394\bibliographystyle{plain}
    325395
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