2015 User Group Workshop

The Annual OpenFabrics Software User Group (OFS-UG) Workshop was held in Monterey, California as an event with sessions related to understanding, implementing, and administering OpenFabrics Software (OFS) and the underlying hardware. This unique event brought together users of InfiniBand®, RoCE, and all RDMA technologies bundled in the OpenFabrics Software suite, providing them with a setting to talk together about the challenges and different opportunities using OFS. The workshop was held March 19-20.


Thursday March 19th

Welcome/Opening Session
Florent Parent, Université Laval, Calcul Québec, Canada
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

NFS/RDMA Protocol Specification Updates
Shirley Ma and Chuck Lever, Oracle
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.

OpenMPI Integration
Howard Pritchard, Los Alamos National Laboratory
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.

OpenFabrics Interfaces/libfabric
Paul Grun, Cray
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Whamcloud, Lustre, LNET Update
Doug Oucharek, Intel
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

Subnet manager: Log Explained
Hal Rosenstock, Mellanox
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.

Replacing LNET Routers with Crossbow IB Routers
Jason Gunthorpe, Obsidian Research
11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Tutorial on ibsim
Hal Rosenstock, Mellanox
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Comparison Between ibdump and Hardware InfiniBand Analyzer Outputs
Qian Liu, University of New Hampshire
1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

InfiniBand Monitoring of HPC Clusters using LDMS
Chris Beggio, Sandia National Laboratory
1:45 - 2:05 p.m.

Opening up OpenSM with the Subnet Monitoring Tools
Tim Meier, Lawrence Livermore National Labs
2:05 - 2:25 p.m.

Open Discussion on Tools
2:25 - 2:55 p.m.

Cloud in HPC and HPC in Cloud RDMA Stacks
Robert Read, Intel
3:25 - 3:55 p.m.

InterOp Lab Overview
Tim Carlin, University of New Hampshire
3:55 - 4:25 p.m.

NRL - Long Distance RoCE
Dardo Kleiner, Naval Research Laboratory
4:25 - 4:55 p.m.

RDMA Stacks: Migrating from Older OFED Versions to Newer Versions
Christoph Lameter, Gentoo
4:55 - 5:25 p.m.

Friday, March 20th

Alex Netes, Mellanox
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Intel TruScale
Tom Elken, Intel
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

RDMAmojo: Insights and Thoughts of a Blogger
Dolan Barak, Mellanox
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Python RDMA
Jason Gunthorpe, Obsidian Research
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

IBTA and OFA Update: Tour of New OFA Website, User Portal
Bill Lee, Mellanox
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Closing Remarks
Florent Parent, Université Laval, Calcul Québec, Canada
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.