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RAPIDS Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions at SC18

November 13-14, 2018

The RAPIDS team participated in the organization of several Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions and RAPIDS technolgies were presented in others at the 2018 Supercomputing Conference.

José Moreira (IBM). Antonino Tumeo (PNNL), Mahantesh Halappanavar (PNNL), Aydin Buluc (LBNL/RAPIDS), John Feo (PNNL) organized HPC Graph Toolkits and the GraphBLAS Forum.

Kevin Barker (PNNL), Jeffrey Young (Georgia Tech), Alice Koniges (Hawaii), Jeffrey Vetter (ORNL/RAPIDS), and James Laros (SNL) organized Advanced Architecture Testbeds: A Catalyst for Co-design Collaborations.

Elena Pourmal (HDF Group and LBNL), and Quincey Koziol (LBNL) organized HDF5: I/O Middleware and Ecosystem for HPC and Experimental and Observational Sciences.

Philip Carns (ANL), and Julian Kunkel (Reading) organized Analyzing Parallel I/O.

RAPIDS Workshops at SC18

November 11-12, 2018

The RAPIDS team participated in the organization of two workshops held in conjunction with the 2018 Supercomputing Conference.

Scott Klasky (ORNL/RAPIDS), Qing Liu (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Ian Foster (ANL), and Mark Ainsworth (Brown) organized The 4th International Workshop on Data Reduction for Big Scientific Data (DRBSD-4).

Gunther Weber (LBNL/RAPIDS), Patrick O'Leary (Kitware), Nicola Ferrier (ANL and Chicago), and Matthew Wolf (ORNL) organized ISAV 2018: In Situ Infrastructures for Enabling Extreme-Scale Analysis and Visualization.

RAPIDS Tutorials at SC18

November 11-12, 2018

The RAPIDS team participated in the delivery of six different tutorials at the 2018 Supercomputing Conference.

Christian Terboven (RWTH Aachen), Michael Klemm (Intel), Ruud van der Pas (Oracle), and Bronis R. de Supinski (LLNL/RAPIDS) presented a tutorial on Advanced OpenMP: Host Performance and 5.0 Features.

Christian Terboven (RWTH Aachen), Michael Klemm (Intel), Sergi Mateo Bellido (Barcelona Supercomputing Center), Xavier Teruel (Barcelona Supercomputing Center), and Bronis R. de Supinski (LLNL/RAPIDS) presented a tutorial on Mastering Tasking with OpenMP.

Samuel W. Williams (LBNL/RAPIDS), Aleksandar Ilic (INESC-ID, Portugal), Zakhar Matveev (Intel), and Charlene Yang (LBNL/RAPIDS) presentated a tutorial on Performance Tuning of Scientific Codes with the Roofline Model.

Robert Latham (ANL/RAPIDS), Robert Ross (ANL/RAPIDS), Brent Welch (Google), and Glenn Lockwood (LBNL) presented a tutorial on Parallel-IO in Practice.

Scott Klasky (ORNL/RAPIDS), Qing Liu (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Manish Parashar (Rutgers/RAPIDS), Norbert Podhorszki (ORNL/RAPIDS), David Pugmire (ORNL/RAPIDS), and Kesheng Wu (LBNL/RAPIDS) presented a tutorial on High Performance I/O Frameworks 101.

E. Wes Bethel (LBNL/RAPIDS), David Thompson (Kitware), Burlen Loring (LBNL), Silvio Rizzi (ANL), Brad Whitlock (Intelligent Light), Matthew Wolf (ORNL), and Patrick O'Leary (Kitware) presented a tutorial on SENSEI Cross-Platform View of In Situ Analytics.

RAPIDS Overview at the SciDAC PI Meeting

July 23, 2018

Rob Ross (ANL/RAPIDS) presented "RAPIDS: The SciDAC Institute for Computer Science and Data", an overview of the RAPIDS Institute, to the SciDAC PI Meeting participants. Rob needs to come up with a new title.


RAPIDS Webinar

February 13, 2018

RAPIDS held a webinar to introduce the Institute to the SciDAC-4 Partnerships and discuss the capabilities it can provide: the recorded webinar is available here. Copies of the slides are also available: Introduction by Rob Ross, Data Understanding by Dmitriy Morozov, Platform Readiness by Jeff Vetter, Data Management by Scott Klasky, and Application Engagement by Anshu Dubey.


Deep Learning Tutorial at Argonne

January 16-18, 2018

Prasanna Balaprakash (ANL/RAPIDS) gave tutorial talks on Deep Neural Networks and Recurrent Neural Nets at Argonne's Deep Learning Workshop.


RAPIDS Institute presentation at ASCAC Meeting

December 20, 2017

Rob Ross (ANL/RAPIDS) presented "RAPIDS: The SciDAC Institute for Computer Science and Data", an overview of the new Institute, to ASCAC.


Parallel I/O Tutorial at SC17

November 13, 2017

Katie Antypas (LBNL/NERSC), Rob Latham (ANL/RAPIDS), Rob Ross (ANL/RAPIDS), and Brent Welch (Google) conducted a tutorial on Parallel I/O in Practice at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Network, Storage, and Analysis (Supercomputing).


Roofline Tutorial at SC17

November 12th, 2017

Samuel Williams (LBNL/RAPIDS), Zakhar Matveev (Intel), Alek Ilic (Lisbon), and Charlene Yang (LBNL/NERSC) conducted a tutorial on the Roofline Model and using Intel Advisor at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Network, Storage, and Analysis (Supercomputing).


NERSC Roofline Training

November 8-9th, 2017

Charlene Yang (LBNL/NERSC), Tuomas Koskella (LBNL/NERSC) , Samuel Williams (LBNL/RAPIDS), Zakhar Matveev (Intel), and Ron Green (LANL) conducted a Roofline Training Session using Intel Advisor at NERSC.


RAPIDS Kickoff

November 6-7, 2017

The RAPIDS team held their first meeting in Denver, CO at the Westin Denver International Airport.


RAPIDS Institute Announced

September 26th, 2017

Barb Helland, Associate Director of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, announced the formation of the RAPIDS Institute as part of her presentation to ASCAC.