Systems-Facing Track

The Systems-Facing track of the People Network will focus on aspects relevant to the execution of research computing and data systems.

Topics include:

  • Architecture (hardware solutions, cloud integration, VMs, container integration, …)
  • Storage systems (file systems, SAN, NAS, NVMe, Burstbuffer, …)
  • Networking (data transfer solutions, Infiniband, campus-wide, …)
  • Cluster management and configuration (scheduling, accounting and reporting, …)
  • Accelerators (GPU, FPGA, …)
  • Security (auditing, compliance, policies, procedures, …)
  • User environment (Modules, CUDA, …)

We connect via monthly calls and an email list.

Join Us!

Join Us! Fill out our membership form to let us know who you are and what you’re interested in. We’ll add you to the email list.

Monthly Calls

Monthly calls are on the third Tuesday of the month, 1pm ET.  Connection information and links to any materials are distributed via email.

Upcoming Calls

Topic to be determined
June 18, 2019, 1p ET/12p CT/ 11a MT/ 10a PT

Previous Call Topics

  • May, 2019 – Globus Installation and Configuration
  • April, 2019 — Charliecloud ~ Unprivileged Containers for User-Defined Software Stacks
  • March, 2019 – Ceph as a campus storage solution (block and objects)

Track Coordinators

Brian Haymore, Sr IT Architect – HPC, Center for High Performance Computing, University of Utah

Alan Silver, IT Professional, UW-Madison