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Midwest User Meeting 2024

April 30 - May 2

Join us for the first Midwest Storage Scale User event! This in-person gathering will be held at the Big Ten Conference in Park Place, Rosemont, IL, USA in tandem with the Midwest Research Computing and Data Consortium Spring meeting. Whether you’re a seasoned GPFS user or just getting started, this event is perfect for anyone interested in learning more about Storage Scale and connecting with fellow enthusiasts.

Date: April 30 – May 2

Location: Big Ten Conference, 5440 Park Place, Rosemont, IL 60018, US

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/midwest-gpfs-user-group-tickets-814369800997

 Topic Sessions – Tuesday April 30 (9 AM – 3 PM)

  • AFM use cases and the basics
  • Network stability strategies
  • Install experiences with ESS
  • GPFS cluster management and upgrade strategies, what works and what doesn’t
  • Architecting replication with stretch-cluster vs AFM
  • How to successfully use AFM for replication, what are the PROs and CONs
  • Considerations and alternatives to upgrading to ESS v6.1.9.x
  • Scale integration with cloud and tape

Mini-Workshop – May 2 (8 AM – 12 PM)

  • Work hands-on in a Scale lab with developers.
  • Only 20 spots are available for the lab!





Big Ten Conference
5440 Park Place
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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