Swiss Distributed Computing Day 2011

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Web site: http://www.bau.unibe.ch/plaene/hgexwiunis.htm

Dates: November 28, 2011 - November 28, 2011

Location: University of Bern, Kuppelraum, Hochschulstrasse 4, Bern

Click here or here to have a map to find the location. On this link you will also find the building (Hauptgebäude) where the Kuppelraum is.

The Swiss Distributed Computing Day is an annual meeting for users and providers of distributed computing technologies. This year's focus is on:

  • Grid computing
  • Cloud computing
  • HPC resources 

 

Agenda

 

  9:45 - 10:15    Registration/Coffee

10:15 - 10:25    Welcome, Heinz Stockinger, SwiNG and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

10:25 - 10:50    Distributed Computing Infrastructures for Swiss Science,  Sigve Haug, SwiNG and University of Bern

10:50 - 11:15  Swiss Multi-Science Computing Grid, Placi Flury, SWITCH

 

 

Technology Session - I

11:15 - 11:40 HPC technology update - challenges or chances, Thomas Schoenemeyer, Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) 

11:40 - 12:05 Scientific and Technical Applications as a Service in the Cloud, Wibke Sudholt, CloudBroker GmbH and EuroCloud Swiss 

12:05 - 12:30 Using a Cloud based System to provide Web Site Hosting - Webvanta CMS,  Thibaut Siegmann, Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI)

 

12:30 - 13:30    lunch

 

Science session   

13:30 - 13:55 Swiss Experiment: A distributed infrastructure for storage and processing of environmental data, with advanced access and annotation support, Michael Lehning, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF 

13:55 - 14:20 Computational Challenges in the Life Sciences, Ioannis Xenarios, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

14:20 - 14:45 Computational Chemistry on the Grid, Timm Reumann, University of Zurich

14:45 - 15:10 What does Particle Physics need a Grid for? Christoph Grab, ETH Zurich

 

15:10 - 15:30 coffee break

   

Industry session

15:30 - 15:55    Google Cloud for Data Crunchers, Akos Frohner, Google Inc.

15:55 - 16:20    Elastic Enterprise Data Warehouse Query Log Analysis on a Secure Private Cloud, Kurt Stockinger, Credit Suisse AG

16:20 - 16:55    Databases in the cloud - Experience with SQL Azure, Fabio Consani, ETH Zurich

 

Technology Session - II

16:55 - 17:20    Cloud computing - VM-MAD Project, Sergio Maffioletti, SwiNG and University of Zurich

17:20 - 17:55    Swiss Wide Resource Booking System Project,  Dean Flanders, SwiNG and Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI)

17:55 - 18:00    Closing remarks

 

 

19:00 - 21:30 c.t  Dinner with all speakers and SwiNG Executive Board (by invitation only)

 

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