Saturday, July 18, 2009

Condor at the IGT


Miron Livny talking at the IGT event, July 15th, 2009.

The presentation of Dhruba Borthakur about Hadoop and Condor is available here.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Art Fair on the Square


I enjoyed visiting today at Madison's Art Fair on the Square.
You can see some photos I took in my Picasa album here.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

IGT Event: HPC Workgroup Meeting at Voltaire

Date: Jul 23, 2009 09:30 12:30
Location: Voltaire, 13 Zarchin St. Raanana

Agenda

Assaf Somekh
VP Marketing & Strategic Alliances
"New products and developments"

Tom Thirer

Fabric Management product manager will present
"UFM: How to optimize performance with less operational efforts"

Amit Katz

Ethernet Platform product manager

"10GbE in the HPC Market”

Assaf Wachtel

InfiniBand Platform product manager will present

"40 Gb/s InfiniBand Switching Portfolio"

Amit Katz

Ethernet Platform product manager

Accelerating Open MPI with InfiniBand or 10GbE

To reserve your place, please send your contact details to: info@grid.org.il


Date Jul 23, 2009 09:30 12:30
Location Voltaire, 13 Zarchin St. Raanana

IGT Event: Condor and the Cloud with Prof. Miron Livny & a Facebook IT Case Study


Prof. Miron Livny
The Head of the Condor project: Open Source for High Throughput Computing (HTC)
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/

Condor and the Cloud - The Challenges and the Roadmap of Condor
The goal of the Condor® Project is to develop, implement, deploy, and evaluate mechanisms and policies that support High Throughput Computing (HTC) on large collections of distributively owned computing resources.
Today, Condor is being used as a service in private clouds, Amazon EC2 and is embedded in Redhat Linux.


Dhruba Borthakur
Software Engineer at Facebook and Project Lead for Apache Hadoop File System

Hadoop Distributed File System (including Hive) & Condor
I discuss the design and architecture of the Hadoop Distributed File system.
I then talk about configuration details about the private Hadoop Cloud used by Facebook to process petabytes of data.


Date: July 15th, 2009 14:30-17:00

Location: Microsoft R&D Center, Hertzelia


To reserve your place, please send your contact details to: info@grid.org.il

Date Jul 15, 2009 14:30 17:00
Location Microsoft R&D Center, Shenkar 13 St. Gav-Yam Building No 5, Hertzelia