Inaugural US Meet the Developers Event

The inaugural US “Meet the Developers” session has been arranged.

Date: Wednesday 7th October 2015

Place: IBM building, 590 Madison Avenue, New York City

Time: 12:30 to 5 PM (Lunch will be served at 12:30, and sessions will start between 1 and 1:30 PM. Afternoon refreshments will also be served)

Agenda

  • IBM development architect to present the new protocols support that was released with Spectrum Scale 4.1.1 in June.
  • IBM developer to demo future Graphical User Interface Member of user community to present an experience with using Spectrum Scale
  • Open Q&A with the development team

If you are interested in attending please e-mail Janet Ellsworth janetell@us.ibm.com. Please also let Janet know if you are willing to present your experience using Spectrum Scale.

Meet the Devs #3

GPFS: Meet the Devs #3
The third Meet the GPFS Developers ‘coffee shop’ meet has been announced.

The day will give members the opportunity to meet the developers and get hands on beta exploration and test of unreleased GPFS functions.

Date: 29th July 2015
Time: 11am-3pm
Location: IBM, Birmingham Road, Warwick, Warwickshire,CV34 5JL

Agenda:
– Data analytic workloads – development to show and tell UK work on establishing use cases and tighter integration of Spark on top of GPFS – Show the GUI coming in 4.2 – Discuss 4.2 and beyond roadmap – How would you like IP management to work for protocol access? – Optional – Team can demo & discuss NFS/SMB/Object integration into Scale

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please register in advance with Claire O’Toole, GPFS User Group Secretary via email GPFS UG Secretary

We hope to see you there!

GPFS UG Agenda Available

GPFS UG 2015 Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2015 GPFS User Group Meeting agenda for Wednesday 20th May.

Agenda:

10:00 arrival for 10:30 start

  • 10:30 Introductions & Committee Updates – Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary
  • 10:35 Keynote – Doris Conti, Director, Spectrum Scale (GPFS) and HPC SW Product Development
  • 10:50 4.1.1 Roadmap / High-level futures – Scott Fadden
  • 11:40 Failure Events, Recovery & Problem determination – Scott Fadden
  • 12:00 Monitoring IBM Spectrum Scale using IBM Spectrum Control (VSC/TPC) – Christian Bolik
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:00 User Experience from University of Birmingham & CLIMB – Simon Thompson
  • 13:20 User Experience from NERSC – Jason Hick
  • 13:40 AFM & Async DR Use Cases – Shankar Balasubramanian
  • 14:25 mmbackup + TSM Integration – Stefan Bender
  • 15:10 Break
  • 15:25 IBM Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS) performance update, protocol performance and sizing – Sven Oehme
  • 16:50 Closing summary – Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary
  • 17:00 Ends

All attendees are invited to attend:
19:00 Buffet and drinks at York National Railway Museum

Venue:

Acomb Suite
York Racecourse Hospitality
York Racecourse
York
YO23 1EX
United Kingdom

All members must register in advance to attend the meeting. Please email Claire Robson, GPFS UG Secretary secretary@gpfsug.org with your name, job title, organisation, telephone number and any dietary requirements.

Spectrum Scale (GPFS) User Group GPFS: Meet the Devs #2

The second Meet the GPFS Developers ‘coffee shop’ meet has been announced, ahead of the major GPFS UG meeting on 20th May.

The day will give members the opportunity to meet the developers and get hands on beta exploration and test of unreleased GPFS functions.

Date: 28th April 2015
Time: 10:30 – 15:30
Location: IBM, 3rd Floor, Maybrook House, 40 Blackfriars Street, Manchester M3 2EG

Agenda:
10:30 Introduction discussion
11:30 Beta session 1
12:30 Break for pizza (social chats with wider GPFS dev team in Manchester)
13:30 Beta session 2
14:45 Group discussion and feedback
15:30 End

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please register in advance with Claire Robson, GPFS User Group Secretary via email GPFS UG Secretary

We hope to see you there!