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2016 OFA Workshop Presentations

The 12th Annual OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop was held April 4th to April 8th and offered a week long program dedicated to the development and improvement of OpenFabrics Software (OFS).

View presentations from the workshop below.

Watch videos of the sessions at insideHPC.

Presentations

Monday, April 4th

Opening Keynote
HPC Storage and IO Trends and Workflows
Gary Grider
Los Alamos National Laboratory
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.



Tuesday, April 5th

Paravirtual RDMA Device
Aditya Sarwade, VMware, Inc.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

OpenPOWER-based Open Hybrid Computing: Building the Ecosystem for a Flexible Heterogeneous Compute Architecture
Bernard Metzler, IBM Zurich Research
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Extending RDMA for Alternate Fabrics
Ira Weiny, Intel Corp.
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

OpenFabrics Interfaces: Past, Present and Future
Sean Hefty (OFIWG Co-Chair), Intel Corp.
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

kfabric: Pathfinding a Kernel Storage Fabric Mid-layer
Scott Atchley, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Paul Grun, Cray, Inc.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Compliance and Interoperability in an Application-centric World
Paul Bowden, Intel Corp.; Paul Grun, Cray, Inc.; Bob Russell, UNH-IOL
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

High-performance MPI Library with SR-IOV and SLURM for Virtualized InfiniBand Clusters
Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda, Ohio State University; Xiaoyi Lu, Ohio State University
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Status of OFI in MPICH
Ken Raffenetti, Argonne National Laboratory
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Open MPI and Recent Trends in Network APIs
Howard Pritchard, Los Alamos National Laboratory
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Designing MPI and PGAS Libraries for Exascale Systems: The MVAPICH2 Approach
Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda, Ohio State University
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

InfiniBand as Core Network in an Exchange Application
Ralph Barth, Deutsche Börse AG; Joachim Stenzel, Deutsche Börse AG
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Exploiting HPC Technologies to Accelerate Big Data Processing
Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda, Ohio State University
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Multicast Use in the Financial Industry
Christoph Lameter, GenTwo
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

RDMA Containers Update
Haggai Eran, Mellanox Technologies; Liran Liss, Mellanox Technologies; Parav Pandit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Birds of a Feather: System Admin
Susan Coulter, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Chris Beggio, Sandia National Laboratories; et al.
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.



Wednesday, April 6th

Intel Omni-Path Fabric Open Source Overview
John Fleck, Intel Corp.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

FlashNet: A Unified Hi-Performance IO Stack
Bernard Metzler, IBM Zurich Research
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Creating a Common Software Verbs Implementation
Dennis Dalessandro, Intel Corp.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Kernel Verbs API Update
Leon Romanovsky, Mellanox Technologies
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

User Mode Ethernet Verbs
Tzahi Oved, Mellanox Technologies
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Effective Coding with OFED APIs for Performance
Adhiraj Joshi, Veritas Technologies
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Experiences in Writing OFED Software for a New InfiniBand HCA
Knut Omang, Oracle
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Fabrics and Topologies for Directly Attached Parallel File Systems and Storage Networks
Susan Coulter, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Multi-Rail LNET for Lustre
Amir Shehata, Intel Corp.
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

iSER as Accelerator for Software Defined Storage
Subhojit Roy, IBM
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

APIs for an NVM World
Paul Grun, Cray, Inc.
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

SNIA NVM Programming Model Update
Doug Voigt (SNIA NVM PM Chair), Hewlett Packard Enterprise
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

NVMe Over Fabrics
Phil Cayton, Intel Corp.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

RDMA Extensions for Remote Persistent Memory Access
Tom Talpey, Microsoft
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.



Thursday, April 7th

Evolution of PCI Express as the Ubiquitous I/O Interconnect Technology
Debendra Das Sharma, PhD (Chair, PHY Logical Group, PCI-SIG), Intel Corp.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Software-Defined Networking on InfiniBand Fabrics
Ariel Cohen, Oracle
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

RDMA and User-Space Ethernet Bonding
Tzahi Oved, Mellanox Technologies
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

New Features and Capabilities of PSM2
Ravi Murty, Intel Corp.
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

RDMA Reset Support
Liran Liss, Mellanox Technologies
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

InfiniBand SELinux Support
Dan Jurgens, Mellanox Technologies
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Monitoring High Speed Network Fabrics: Experiences and Needs
Jim Brandt, Sandia National Laboratories
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Intel Omni-Path Fabric Management and Tools Features
James Wright, Intel Corp.
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

InfiniBand Topologies and Routing in the Real World
Jessie Martinez, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Using High Performance Network Interconnects in Dynamic Environments
Vangelis Tasoulas, Simula Research Laboratory
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

A Database Guy's Journey into RDMA Multicast
Christian Tinnefeld, SAP
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Preparing LHCB Event Building at 4TB/S
Sebastien Valat, CERN
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Experiences with Large-Scale Multi-Subnet InfiniBand Fabrics
David Southwell, Obsidian Strategics Inc.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

InfiniBand Routers Premier
Mark Bloch, Mellanox Technologies; Liran Liss, Mellanox Technologies
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Birds of a Feather: Adding Persistence to RDMA
Tom Talpey, Microsoft
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.



Friday, April 8th

InfiniBand Virtualization: IBTA Update
Liran Liss, Mellanox Technologies
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Mainstreaming RDMA API Changes for RH 7.2
Christoph Lameter, GenTwo
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

EWG Working Group Update
Bob Woodruff, Intel Corp.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

National Labs Forum Update
Paul Grun, Cray, Inc.; Jim Ryan, Intel Corp.; Frank Berry, Intel Corp.
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

GASNet: Global Address Space Networking
Paul H. Hargrove, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

UPC++: PGAS Programming with C++
Yili Zheng, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Introducing Sandia OpenSHMEM with Multi-Fabric Support Using libfabric
Kayla Seager, Intel Corp.; Ryan Grant, SNL
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

 

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