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UK 2018 User Group Event

April 18 - April 19

Free

The UK user group for 2018 is taking place on 18th & 19th April 2018 at IBM Client Centre, London.

The agenda for the day is listed below. Presentations are linked, where available from the talk title. Videos of the talks are available at in a YouTube playlist.

Wednesday 18th April 2018

09:00 10:00 ARRIVALS & REGISTRATION
10:00 10:30 Opening & welcome Simon Thompson / Claire O’Toole / Ted Hoover
10:30 11:15 Update Scale (video) / ESS / Support (video) Mathias Dietz & Chris Maestas
11:15 11:40 MultiCloud Transparent Cloud Tiering (video) Rob Basham
11:40 12:00 Sponsor Talk E8

Stuart Campbell
12:00 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 13:20 User Talk – EBI and IBM update – MMAP issues (video – both talks) Jordi Valls / Sven Oehme
13:20 13:40 Sponsor Talk NEC

Jan Erik Sundermann
13:40 14:00 Tooling ScaleAutomation  Open Discussion
14:00 14:20 User Talk – Rohde&Schwarz

Oliver Gappa
14:20 14:40 Sponsor Talk – OCF

Laurence Horrocks-Barlow
14:40 15:10 BREAK
15:10 15:30 Sponsor Talk – Ellexus

Ten commandments of good I/O

Dr. Rosemary Francis
15:30 15:50 User Talk – Scientific Computing & Storage at The Francis Crick Institute Michael Holliday
 15:50  16:35 Mixing storage systems in Spectrum Scale – Migrations & pools stories Luis Bolinches
16:35 17:20 Burning Issues Discussion Carl Zetie
17:20 17:30 WRAP UP Simon Thompson / Claire O’Toole

In the evening there is a networking/social event (food + drinks) at a local restaurant. Further details will be provided on the day.

Thursday 19th April 2018

08:30 09:00 ARRIVALS
09:00 10:00 AWS Installation Live Demo & Container Update John Lewars
Composable Infrastructure for Genomics Medicine Workloads Ulf Troppens
GUI capabilities in multi-cluster setups like AFM and cross-cluster mount Markus Rohwedder
10:00 11:00 File System Audit Logging / Running Spectrum Scale in a Vagrant environment Chris Maestas
REST API – Update & Deep Dive in Health Monitoring and Zimon Queries Andreas Koeninger
AFM Deep Dive – Tuning and debugging Venkateswara Puvvada
11:00 12:00 Scale on Z / Mainframe Susanne Wintenberger
Network Flows John Lewars
System Health, Performance Monitoring & Call Home Mathias Dietz
12:00 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 13:20 User Talk – QMUL Peter Childs
13:20 13:40 Sponsor Talk – Lenovo Michael Hennecke
13:40 14:20 The advent of NVMe. What does this mean for Scale? Sven Oehme
14:20 14:50 BREAK
14:50 15:10 User Talk – MAX IV Andreas Mattsson
15:10 15:30 Sponsor Talk – DDN Vic Cornell
15:30 16:30 Cognititive, ML, Hortonworks Yong ZY Zheng
16:30 16:40 CLOSE Simon Thompson / Claire O’Toole

With thanks to our sponsors for their support.

Organiser

Spectrum Scale User Group

Venue

IBM South Bank
76/78 Upper Ground
London, SE1 9PZ United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 7202 3000
Website:
http://www-05.ibm.com/uk/locations/sbnk.html