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Agenda and Abstracts

March 15-19, 2021

About the Workshop

The 17th annual OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop will be taking place virtually March 15-19, 2021. It is the only event of its kind where fabric developers and users can discuss emerging fabric technologies, collaborate on future industry requirements, and address problems that exist today

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Below is the OFA Virtual Workshop 2021 agenda*

*All times are PDT. The below schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Monday, March 15

Evolution of Interconnects and Fabrics To Support Future Compute Infrastructure

Dr. Debendra Das Sharma, Intel Corp.

8:00-9:00am

Designing a ROCm-aware MPI Library for AMD GPUs over High-speed Networks

Hari Subramoni, The Ohio State University

9:00-9:30am

Break

9:30-10:00am

INEC: In-Network Erasure Coding

Xiaoyi Lu, University of California, Merced

10:00-10:30am

Understanding Compute Express Link 2.0: A Cache-coherent Interconnect

Jim Pappas, CXL Consortium

10:30-11:00am

True Zero memory copy Direct Memory Transfer for Clusters and High-performance Computing over RDMA using p2pmem API’s

Suresh Srinivasan, Intel Corp.

11:00-11:30am

Tuesday, March 16

RDMA Spark Meets OSU INAM: Performance Engineering Big Data Applications on HPC Clusters

Dr. Aamir Shafi, The Ohio State University

8:00-8:30am

Accelerating HPC Runtimes such as OpenSHMEM with COPA

David Ozog, Intel Corp.

8:30-9:00am

Remote Persistent Memory Access as Simple as Local Memory Access

Tomaz Gromadzki, Intel, Corp.

9:00-9:30am

Break

9:30-10:00am

Direct PSM2 support for NCCL

Brendan Cunningham, Cornelis Networks

10:00-10:30am

Overview of Gen-Z Linux Subsystem, Fabric Manager, and Bridge Driver Development

Jim Hull, Gen-Z Consortium

10:30-11:00am

OpenFabrics Management Framework (Birds of a Feather)

Michael Aguilar, Sandia National Laboratories; Russ Herrell, HPE; Jeff Hilland, HPE; Paul Grun

11:00am-12:00pm

Wednesday, March 17

How to efficiently provide software-defined storage using SmartNICs

Jonas Pfefferle, IBM Research

8:00-8:30am

Infiniband reliability engineering - stories from a public cloud

Vladimir Chukov, 1&1 IONOS

8:30-9:00am

Progress of upstream GPU RDMA support

Jianxin Xiong, Intel Corp.

9:00-9:30am

Break

9:30-10:00am

Status of OpenFabrics Interfaces (OFI) Support in MPICH

Yanfei Guo, Argonne National Laboratory

10:00-10:30am

Introduction to the OFA Fabric Software Development Platform

Tatyana Nikolova, Intel Corp.

10:30-11:00am

To logo program, or not to logo program? (Birds for a Feather)

Tatyana Nikolova, Intel Corp.; Doug Ledford, Red Hat, Inc.

11:00am-12:00pm

Thursday, March 18

sRDMA: secure transport for Remote Direct Memory Access

Konstantin Taranov, ETH Zurich

8:00-8:30am

Supporting Live Migration of VMs communicating with bare-metal RDMA endpoints

Jorgen Hansen, VMware

8:30-9:00am

Efficient MPI Offloading Designs on Modern BlueField Smart NICs

Dhabaleswar Panda, The Ohio State University

9:00-9:30am

Break

9:30-10:00am

Designing a High-performance MPI library using In-Network Computing

Hari Subramoni, The Ohio State University

10:00-10:30am

PSM3 Performance Studies

James Erwin, Intel Corp.

10:30-11:00am

OFA Annual General Meeting

Doug Ledford, OpenFabrics Alliance

11:00am-12:00pm

Friday, March 19

Infiniband Developments around the T7 Trading Engine at the Deutsche Boerse

Christoph Lameter, Deutsche Boerse AG

8:00-8:30am

Performance Scaled Messaging v3 (PSM3) Architecture Overview

Tom Rimmer, Intel Corp.

8:30-9:00am

Flatten the curve: Source Flow Control for sub-RTT management of network tail latency

Jeongkeun Lee, Intel Corp.

9:00-9:30am

Break

9:30-10:00am

Omni-Path Architecture Advanced IP

Mike Marciniszyn, Cornelis Networks

10:00-10:30am

Standards-based scalable fabrics management now and into the future

Richelle Ahlvers, Intel Corp.

10:30-11:00am

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