SDSC Thread Graphic Issue 13, April 2007





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User Services Director:
Anke Kamrath

Editor:
Subhashini Sivagnanam

Graphics Designer:
Diana Diehl

Application Designer:
Fariba Fana


Training/Events Corner

Registration Open for SDSC Summer Institute 2007

— Subhashini Sivagnanam

Registration is now open for the 13th Annual SDSC Summer Institute.

SDSC will host the Institute in the week of July 16-20, 2007. This year, the Summer Institute will focus on various techniques that will help reduce the time to solution of scientific codes and applications. The week long program includes lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions led by experts from SDSC and from other institutions who will introduce researchers to technologies that can help them reach their goals faster and more efficiently. You can read about topics in the tentative schedule posted on the SDSC User Support Training section.

To register, please fill out the online registration form in the User Support Web site. Deadline for registration is May 28, 2007. Travel stipend and free accommodation will be available to qualified graduate and undergraduate students from U.S. colleges and universities. Be sure to fill out the entire registration form and include as much information as possible regarding your research. All applicants will be contacted by June 1, 2007.

Poster presentation:

Posters are being solicited in all areas related to High Performance Computing. The goal is to develop a poster that encourages and facilitates small groups of individuals to gather and interact to discuss a technical area. Presentation of posters will be held on July 18, 2007, as a part of the Summer Institute.

Read more about Student Poster Presentations on our Web site. Interested students should submit an abstract to training-coord@sdsc.edu.


Important Summer Institute 2007 links:
Important Summer Institute 2007 dates:
  • Registration deadline: May 28, 2007
  • Confirmation date: June 1, 2007
  • Poster presentation: July 18, 2007
Did you know ..?

SDSC is using quotas on GPFS on DataStar to control the use of disk space.
When you have exceeded the quota limits, using the default editor "vi" may destroy the file you are editing. Use the alternate editor "vim" in /usr/local/bin on DataStar. Vim provides a warning if the file cannot be saved due to disk quotas exceeded and will not modify the existing file. - Eva Hocks