Ever wonder what makes the world’s fastest supercomputers tick?  What makes them “super”?  What are they used for?  How do you run one?  Why would a system administrator care?

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In this presentation we’ll discuss these questions and more.  Learn how supercomputers unlock some of the world’s biggest mysteries as well as what tips and tricks used in high performance computing you can use in your everyday work.

Shawn Hall’s experience is in large scale system administration, having worked with high performance computing clusters in industry and academia. He has worked on many aspects of large scale systems and his interests include parallel file systems, configuration management, performance analysis, and security.  Shawn holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ohio State University.


6:00PM – Introductions, food, drink, and networking
6:30PM – Presentations begin

Food, drink, and facilities will be provided by:

Thanks to CoverMyMeds for hosting us! They’re hiring all sorts of technical folks, check out their job postings and tech blog ScriptScribe. Visitor parking is available in the Miranova parking garage off of Mound Street.

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