SuperB Computing R&D Workshop

from Tuesday, 9 March 2010 (14:00) to Friday, 12 March 2010 (18:00)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
9 Mar 2010
10 Mar 2010
11 Mar 2010
12 Mar 2010
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08:30
Plenary Session: Impact of new CPU architectures (II) (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Coding for the GPU: highlights and application examples - Leone Battista Bosi (PG)   ()
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09:00 Exploiting concurrency to speed-up ROOT data analysis: caching, PROOF and multi-threading - Gerry Ganis   ()
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09:30 Multi-level Parallel fit algorithms using MPI and CUDA - Karen Tomko   ()
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09:50 Discussion   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Plenary Session: Software architecture and framework (until 13:00) ()
11:00 Introduction and goals - Peter Elmer (Princeton University)   ()
11:15 Framework evolution: status and outlook - Dr Pere Mato (CERN)   ()
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11:45 Discussion   ()
08:30
Plenary Session: Databases (until 11:00) ()
08:30 Introduction, goals and an initial question - I Gaponenko (SLAC)   ()
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08:45 Databases in BABAR - I. Gaponenko   ()
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09:15 Databases in LHC experiments: usage and lessons learned - A Vaniachine (Argonne National Laboratory)   ()
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10:00 Discussion   ()
11:00 --- Coffee Break ---
11:30
Break-out groups working session (until 13:00) ()
08:30
Plenary Session: Performance and efficiency of large data storage (until 10:30) ()
08:30 Introduction and Goals - Dr Fabrizio Furano (CERN) Vincenzo Maria Vagnoni (BO)   ()
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08:40 Overview and outlook of existing data access solutions - Vincenzo Maria Vagnoni (BO) Dr Fabrizio Furano (CERN)   ()
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09:10 Research, Development and Scientific Application of Gfarm File System - Masahiro Tanaka   ()
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09:35 Overview of the new technologies and evolution of storage systems for handling large volume of data - Giacinto Donvito (INFN)   ()
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10:05 Simulating storage system performance: a useful approach for SuperB ? - Dr Moreno Marzolla (Bologna University)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Plenary Session: Performance and efficiency of large data storage (II) (until 12:00) ()
11:00 Discussion   ()
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PM
14:30
Plenary Session: Introduction (until 16:30) ()
14:30 Goals of the workshop - Mauro Morandin (INFN)   ()
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14:50 The BaBar computing model and what we are likely to preserve in SuperB - Dr David Brown (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)   ()
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15:20 SuperB and its computing requirements - Fabrizio Bianchi (TO)   ()
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15:50 Discussion   ()
16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Plenary Session: Impact of new CPU architectures (I) (until 19:00) ()
17:00 Introduction and goals - Vincenzo Innocente (CERN)   ()
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17:15 Modern CPU architectures: Challenges and opportunities for HEP - Vincenzo Innocente (CERN)   ()
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18:15 Experience and perspective in parallelization of data analysis (including experience from BaBar and future plan) - Alfio Lazzaro (MI)   ()
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18:45 Discussion   ()
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:30
Plenary Session: Persistence and data handling models (until 16:30) ()
14:30 Introduction and goals - Dr David Brown (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)   ()
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14:45 Persistency in HEP applications: current models and future outlook - Paolo Calafiura (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)   ()
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15:15 The SciDB approach and its applicability to HEP computing - K.-T. Lim   ()
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15:55 Discussion   ()
16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Plenary Session: Code development: languages, tools, standards, QA, interplay with Online (until 19:15) ()
17:00 Introduction and goals - Andrea Di Simone (RM2) Dr Steffen Luitz (SLAC) Prof. Roberto Stroili (Universita' di Padova and INFN)   ()
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17:20 Release building and validation at LHC - Emil Obreshkov (CERN)   ()
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17:50 BaBar Online-Offline - Some Thoughts - Dr Steffen Luitz (SLAC)   ()
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18:05 CMS Online Software, Infrastructure Overview - Luciano Orsini (CERN)   ()
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18:35 Discussion   ()
20:30 --- Workshop Dinner ---
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:30
Plenary Session - Distributed Computing (until 17:00) ()
14:30 Introduction and goals - Armando Fella (CNAF) Eleonora Luppi (Ferrara University & INFN)   ()
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14:40 Distributed Computing for HEP - present and future - Claudio Grandi (INFN-Bologna)   ()
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15:10 Middleware development in the EGI era - F. Giacomini (INFN - CNAF)   ()
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15:30 Multithread and MPI usage in GRID - R. Alfieri (Parma University & INFN)   ()
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15:50 Grid/Cloud computing evolution - Salomoni, Davide (INFN - CNAF)   ()
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16:10 Discussion   ()
17:00 --- Coffee Break ---
17:30
Plenary Session: User tools and interfaces (until 19:00) ()
17:30 Introduction and goals - Fabrizio Bianchi (TO)   ()
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17:40 Critical aspects of user interaction with the analysis environment - Ulrik Egede (Imperial College (London))   ()
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18:10 Visualizations and interfaces for end users - Mat Bellis   ()
18:40 Discussion   ()
12:00
Break out groups working session (until 13:00) ()
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Plenary Session (until 16:30) ()
14:00 R&D proposal from the sessions "Impact of new CPU architectures, software architectures and frameworks" - Vincenzo Innocente (CERN) Peter Elmer (Princeton Univ.)   ()
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14:30 R&D proposal from the session "Code development: languages, tools, standards and QA" - Andrea Di Simone (RM2) Prof. Roberto Stroili (Universita' di Padova and INFN) Dr Steffen Luitz (SLAC)   ()
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14:45 R&D proposal from the session "Persistence, data handling models and databases" - Dr David Brown (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) Sasha Vanyashin (CERN)   ()
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15:05 R&D proposal from the session "Distributed Computing" - Armando Fella (CNAF) Eleonora Luppi (Ferrara University & INFN)   ()
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15:25 R&D proposal from the session "User tools and interfaces" - Fabrizio Bianchi (TO)   ()
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15:45 R&D proposal from the session "Performance and efficiency of large data storage" - Vincenzo Maria Vagnoni (BO) Dr Fabrizio Furano (CERN)   ()
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16:05 Discussion   ()