HPC Day Annual Conference

“HPC Day” is a conference devoted to hardware and software technologies designed for the construction of high performance computing clusters, supercomputers, and GRID. The HPC Advisory Council is pleased to co-organize the 2010 HPC Day inĀ  Kiev Ukraine, together with USAR and and the National Technical University “Kyiv Polytechnic University (KPI)". This year the conference will be held under the motto “Supercomputer is personal, again?” During the last few years on the HPC market, computing solutions such as SGI Octane III, Cray CX-1, uSystem TESLA XL, and uSystem miniCLUSTER pretend to be “personal supercomputers”. The two main advantages of such systems are that personal supercomputers typically come in the form of a desktop or separate tower case, and they can be installed directly onto the researcher’s workplace without having any required equipment. The framework of the conference will also include an examination of the theory and practical GRID use at the constructions of high performance calculating networks.

To register, please submit an email request to hpcday2010@ustar.ua.

The general sponsor of this year’s conference is NVIDIA Corporation, which gave a new meaning to “personal supercomputer” by developing High Performance Computing technology on GPGPU Tesla. The company will also demonstrate 3D scientific visualization based on 3D Vision technology.

At the conference, Microsoft Corporation plans to announce its new Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, which will be demonstrated on a personal supercomputer uSystem miniCLUSTER. Additionally, NVIDIA will award winners of the competition for high-performance programming on CUDA, which was held in Ukraine this past spring. A preconference day will be devoted to Workshops of NVIDIA and Microsoft corporations.

Target Audience:

  • Department heads and main experts of computer centers of leading universities in Ukraine and scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  • Department heads and scientific experts of organizations and institutes which use high performance computations.
  • IT managers of Data Centers, who plan to use Cloud Computing
  • Research laboratories
  • Active players in the high-performance computing market

HPC Exhibition:

HPC products and solutions developed by USTAR and sponsors will be displayed in the foyer for viewing during breaks.

This conference is conducted due to the first year of the GRID government program. Realization of the program is planned for 2010-2013. The plan of the program is to build more than 50 computer cluster systems and provide them with software, connection and additional services.

Volodymyr Saviak