Seminars & Colloquia

Scott Klasky

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

"ADIOS 2.0, preparing for the Xscale"

Thursday April 29, 2010 11:00 AM
Location: 3211, EB2 NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)



As we move closer to the Xscale, applications face numerous challenges that must be addressed before they can deliver breakthrough science. Two of the most pressing challenges we see from our fusion and combustion applications are 1: the use of accelerators to deliver scalable performance on the next generation computers, and 2: next generation I/O. In this talk we address the I/O issues that must be faced before breakthroughs can be achieved. Simply put, I/O will soon get worse for scientist, and without taking a new look at I/O, scientific insights will become even more difficult. ADIOS 2.0 is our collaborative step into viewing I/O from an application perspective, looking at I/O pipelines and I/O as an end to end problem for scientist. Our team is highly collaborative, and we encourage a greater participation to contribute to our project, as we push for Xscale and cloud computing.

Short Bio:

Dr. Klasky is currently a senior research scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and head of the end to end task in the scientific computing group at the National Center Computational Sciences. Dr. Klasky has 20 years of experience in research and development of middleware for use in high performance computing, and is a author/co-author of over 60 papers in the field of physics and high performance computing. Dr. Klasky received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin, and is an expert in high performance computing, and the task lead of the ADIOS project.

Host: Mladen Vouk, Computer Science, NCSU

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