Computer 03

How Will Supercomputer Centers Look Like in the Future? (Panel)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010, 11:30am – 1:00pm, Hall 3

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  • Dona Crawford, LLNL, USA
  • Richard Kenway, EPCC, UK
  • Tommy Minyard, TACC, USA
  • Kenichi Miura, NII, Japan
  • Cesar Orosco, NetApp, USA

HPC centers are facing a number of challenges in the future. In an ever changing technical and political environment they have to provide best performance to their users and at the same time tackle a number of serious questions.

During the panel session the following issues are planned to be discussed

  • Infrastructure / Power / Cooling
  • Architectural Challenges
  • Scientific Challenges of Users
  • The role of HPC centers in a national and international context

These issues will be addressed in the frame of the ongoing discussion about architectural challenges, Green IT and the new concept of Cloud computing.