Two very informative and valuable Gordon presentations focused on user-relevant topics at XSEDE12 in Chicago July 16–20. The slides are available here for download in PDF format.
Part 1 is a general overview of the architecture with an examination of several existing applications in the context of the system architects' view of the ideal Gordon application:
Part 2 is a detailed look at the vSMP nodes, performance analysis, and an example application development procedure:
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