Cloud HPC Training

On May 18th and 19th a two-day training on Cloud Computing will take place in Paris, organised by the Association Aristote and ActiveEon SAS in cooperation with EIT ICT Labs and INRIA.

The objective of the training is to propose applicable solutions, deal with concrete examples on machines and to introduce general concepts. It is mainly aimed at developers of applications to be executed "in the Cloud", and for professionals in Information Systems in charge of the consolidation of their infrastructure. Furthermore the workshop is aimed at individuals wishing to acquire a specific understanding of the available solutions today in Open Source for Cloud Computing.

Agenda

May 18th, 2011

9:00 Reception-coffee

10:00 Overview of the two days training

10:15 General introduction about CLOUD Computing

11:00 Break

11:15 Présentation of the solution Open Source ProActive Parallel Suite

  • Use cases: Engineering, IT, BioTech, Finance, etc.
  • Technical Computing: Interface and direct use of a CLOUD from Matlab / Scilab
  • Management of native Scheduler: LSF, PBS, SGE, LoadLeveler
  • Virtualization: VMware Server/ESX, XenServer, VirtualBox, KVM/Qemu/Xen, Microsoft Hyper-V

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Presentation of a production platform (1 200 cores) —Démonstrations of Use Cases

14:45 Practical session: guided installation of client GUIs on participants' PCs

16:00 Break

16:30 Basic Use of client GUIs and of the Portal —Tests with supplied applications

18:00 End of the first day

May 19th, 2011

9:00 Reception-coffee

9:30 Advanced Workflows and use of a Graphic Editor of Workflows —Test, Loop and Parametric Variation, Submission and Execution on the Cloud

11:00 Break

11:15 Administration of a Cloud: general presentation —Servers/Clusters/Desktops resources, Physical and Virtual Machines —POn-demand static and dynamic politics (with Power saving)

12:30 Lunch

14:00 A la carte: Practical exercises with support from tutors —Build and launch on the Cloud your own application or —Create and Administer your own Cloud

16:00 Break

16:30 Continue A la carte

17:30 End of the training

Location

Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP, RER Luxembourg)

11 Rue Pierre et Marie Curie

75005 Paris

Rooms: Auditoriums 314 (on May 18th) & 201 (on May 19th)

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