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GPFS UG Agenda Available

GPFS UG 2015 Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2015 GPFS User Group Meeting agenda for Wednesday 20th May.


10:00 arrival for 10:30 start

  • 10:30 Introductions & Committee Updates - Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary
  • 10:35 Keynote - Doris Conti, Director, Spectrum Scale (GPFS) and HPC SW Product Development
  • 10:50 4.1.1 Roadmap / High-level futures - Scott Fadden
  • 11:40 Failure Events, Recovery & Problem determination - Scott Fadden
  • 12:00 Monitoring IBM Spectrum Scale using IBM Spectrum Control (VSC/TPC) - Christian Bolik
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:00 User Experience from University of Birmingham & CLIMB - Simon Thompson
  • 13:20 User Experience from NERSC - Jason Hick
  • 13:40 AFM & Async DR Use Cases - Shankar Balasubramanian
  • 14:25 mmbackup + TSM Integration - Stefan Bender
  • 15:10 Break
  • 15:25 IBM Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS) performance update, protocol performance and sizing - Sven Oehme
  • 16:50 Closing summary - Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary
  • 17:00 Ends

All attendees are invited to attend:
19:00 Buffet and drinks at York National Railway Museum


Acomb Suite
York Racecourse Hospitality
York Racecourse
YO23 1EX
United Kingdom

All members must register in advance to attend the meeting. Please email Claire Robson, GPFS UG Secretary secretary@gpfsug.org with your name, job title, organisation, telephone number and any dietary requirements.



Claire O'Toole is responsible for coordinating with the group chair on the formal meeting agendas as well as communicating announcements to the group through the mailing list and website.

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