Systems- Facing Track
The Systems-Facing Track of the People Network will focus on aspects relevant to the execution of research computing and data systems. We connect every month with calls to discuss various topics. If you would like to get involved, fill out our membership form below for more information.
November 11, 2021, 1 pm ET
Topic: Network Troubleshooting: Techniques and Approaches
Upcoming Community Events
Architecture, Storage Systems, Networking, Cluster Management and Configuration, Accelerators, Security, and User Environment.
We connect via monthly calls, on slack, and an email list. Contact the Track Coordinators via email, here.
Monthly calls are on the third Thursday of the month, 1pm ET. Connection information and links to any materials are distributed via email.
Here is the link to the CaRCC Systems- Facing Track Google Drive folder, which includes a sub folder for each month’s call with a document for meeting notes as well as the Zoom recording files.
Here is the link to the CaRCC Systems-Facing Track YouTube playlist of past calls if you are interested in watching the calls.
Previous Call Topics
January 2021- HPC Cluster Operating Systems Options
October 2020- Basic Cloud Bursting with Azure & VMWare
September 2020- Overview of HPC File Systems and One Site’s Experience
May 2020- Multi-Track: Student Workers
January 2020- HIPAA-Alligned Data and Public Cloud Platforms
December 2019- Cornell’s Data Finder Tool
October 2019- HTCondor’s Philosophy of High-Throughput Computing
September 2019- Providing a Unified Software Environment for Canada’s National Advanced Computing Centers
August 2019- Storage and Data Management for a Mid-Scale Research Data Set
July 2019- Racktables for Graphical HPC Cluster Management
June 2019- Open Discussion
May 2019- Globus Installation and Configuration
April 2019- Charliecloud Unprivileged Containers for User-Defined Software Tracks
March 2019- Ceph as a Campus Storage Solution (block and objects)
Brian Haymore: Track Co-Coordinator, University of Utah
Betsy Hillery: Track Co-Coordinator, Purdue University
Sai Pinnepalli: Steering Committee, Louisiana State University
Jim Leous: Steering Committee, Penn State
John Blaas: Steering Committee, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Jason Wells: Steering Committee, Bentley University
Systems-Facing Wall of Thanks
(Former Track Leadership)
IT Professional, UW-Madison, Track Co-Coordinator
Senior HPC Systems Engineer, Ohio Supercomputer Center, Track Co-Coordinator