2012 Developer Workshop

You can access from here the archived content from the 2012 OpenFabrics Alliance International Workshop in Monterey, California. You can view individual presentations, download each day's presentations directly or download all content.

Zipped Presentations

All Workshop presentations (54.2 MB)

All Monday presentations (12.16 MB)

All Tuesday presentations (8.53 MB)

All Wednesday presentations (5.55 MB)


Sunday, March 25th

Sunday Keynote
What a Long Strange Trip It's Been: Moving RDMA into Broad Data Center Deployments
Jim Pinkerton, Partner Architect, Microsoft

Monday, March 26th, "Scalability or Cluster/Networks"

Introductions, Workshop Goals
Jim Ryan, OFA Chair
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

OFED Use in the Financial Industry
Christopher Lameter
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

RDMA on vSphere: Update and Future Directions
Bhavesh Davda and Josh Simons, VMware
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

NASA: Another Year's Learning From Pleiades
Bob Ciotti, NASA
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

OFED Requirements
Ira Weiny, LLNL
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Scaling to Exascale - Requirements and Issues
Moderator: Brad Benton, IBM
Speakers: Ron Brightwell, SNL; Matt Leninger, LLNL; Giri Chukkapalli, Appro; Peter Braam, Parallel Scientific; Steve Pool, ORNL
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Portals 4 Exascale
Ron Brightwell, SNL; Bob Pearson, System Fabric Works
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Memory as a New Fabric Interface
Steve Poole, ORNL/DOD
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Enhancing OFED Scalability
Todd Rimmer, QLogic
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

InfiniBand Scalability for One-sided Communications
Zarka Cvetanovic, HP
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Liran Liss, Mellanox
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Sean Hefty, Intel
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Update on All the MPIs
DK Panda, OSU; Brad Benton, IBM; Robert Woodruff, Intel*
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Unified MPI and PGAS (UPC, OpenShmem, etc.) Design with RDMA to Support Hybrid Programming Environment for Exascale systems
MVAPICH/MVAPICH2 Latest Status and Future Plans
DK Panda, OSU
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Technology Advisory Council: Updates and Direction
Tom Stachura, Intel; Diego Crupnicoff, Mellanox
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

OpenFabrics Alliance Interoperaqbility Program
Rupert Dance, Software Forge, Nick Wood, UNH-IOL
Compliance and Interoperability Working Group, IBTA
OFA Training Programs
Rupert Dance, Software Forge
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

OFA Annual General Meeting
Jim Ryan, OFA Chair
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27th, "File Systems and Storage"

Microsoft SMB 2.2 - Running over RDMA in Windows 8
Tom Talpey, Microsoft
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Update on Lustre and OpenSFS
John Carrier, Cray
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Hadoop/Big Data-based Clusters with FDR InfiniBand
Milind Bhandarkar, EMC
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Prototyping Live Migration with SR-IOV-Supported InfiniBand
Wei Lin Guay, Oracle
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

OFA Code in Linux Distributions (both presentations, zip file)
Red Hat, Doug Ledford, Peter Martuccelli, Redhat
SUSE, John Jolly, SUSE
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Evolving File Systems, APIs for Exascale and Big Data
Moderator: Galen Shipman, ORNL
Speakers: John Carrier, Cray; Dimitry Yusupov, ZFS/Nexenta; Peter Braam, Xyratex
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Common Communication Interface
Galen Shipman, ORNL; Patrick Geoffray, Myricom
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Introduction to the NVMe Working Group Initiative
Paul Luse, Intel
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

SSD-Architectures and Experience
Moderator: DK Panda, OSU
Speakers: Tony Roug, Virident; Paul Luse, Intel; Kevin Wagner, OCZ
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

jVerbs: Java/OFED for Cloud Computing
Bernard Metzler, IBM
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Unstructured Data Accelerator
Motti Beck, Mellanox
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Big Data - Shared vs. Unified, Local vs. Remote
Moderator: Galen Shipman, ORNL
Speakers: DK Panda, OSU; Josh Simons, VMware; Milind Bhandarkar, EMC; Sumanta Chatterjee, Oracle
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Sita MegaSwitch
Eric Galinier
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

OFED Linux Update
Tziporet Koren, Mellanox; Robert Woodruff, Intel
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 28th, "'Ether' Day"

Application Benefits SSD/Flash
Tony Roug, Virident
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

RDMA for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing
Joel Scherpelz, NVIDIA; Robert Woodruff, Intel;; DK Panda, OSU
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

SRP Update and Directions
Dave Dillow, ORNL; Bob Pearson, System Fabric Works
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Ethernet Tunneling Over IPoIB
Ali Ayoub, Mellanox
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

iWARP Enhancements - IETF Draft
Bob Sharp, Intel; Felix Marti, Chelsio
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

iWARP Learnings and Best Practices
Michael Fenn, Penn State
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

RoCE Update and User Space Link Aggregation
Liran Liss, Mellanox
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

User Mode Ethernet Programming
Tzahi Oved, Mellanox
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Network Adapter Flow Steering
Tzahi Oved, Mellanox
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Wrap-up, Feedback, Action Items
Jim Ryan, OFA Chair
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.