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February 19, 2024

DDN SCA24 Data, HPC and AI Summit

Register to attend the SCA24 DDN Data, HPC and AI Summit in Syndey.

DDN will host a User Group on Monday, February 19th from 2-4 PM at the Sofitel Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour, just steps away from the convention center. Attendees will take a technical dive into DDN products and partner solutions to learn how to maximize your heaviest workflows and eliminate bottlenecks. A networking reception will follow. Space is limited, register today! Check back soon for the official agenda.

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Agenda

TIME

SESSION

2:00PM

Welcome

2:05PM

Getting the Storage Right for AI Applications

Generative AI poses challenges for many storage platforms; they must handle different file systems, protocols, and networks to access data efficiently and securely. Hear NVIDIA’s perspective from the design of Selene, EOS, and next-generation DGX clusters, focusing on the philosophy and methodology behind DGX systems designs.

Dr. Gabriel Noaje
HPC Business Development
NVIDIA Asia Pacific

2:25PM

A Managed Service for a 60PB On-Premise Research Data Storage System

An on-premise storage system coupled with a Managed Service is an optimum way to store and manage University Research Data.

Dr Andrew Janke
Associate Director, Portfolio, Information and Communications Technology
University of Sydney

2:45PM

DDN Solutions Roadmap for 2024

The productive output from AI Infrastructure can be dramatically improved (or diminished) through choice of storage. DDN explores the most common and complex data movement patterns demanded from HPC and AI, and how a well-optimized storage architecture can provide 20% more output.

Dr. James Coomer
Senior Vice President Products
DDN

3:40PM

All Flash PFS of Oakforest-PACS II and HPCI Nation-Wide Storage System

The Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC) announced the introduction of the next supercomputer Oakforest-PACS II. It would have Grace Hopper superchip and all-flash parallel file system, which is the first introduction in Japan. In addition, Japan has a nationwide storage system called HPCI storage, which provides 100 PB-class storage space for all supercomputer systems in Japan. This talk will discuss the technical details of these storage systems.

Professor Osamu Tatebe
Center for Computational Sciences
University of Tsukuba

4:00PM

Closing Remarks

4:00PM

5:00PM

Refreshments

WHEN

February 19, 2024

WHERE

Sofitel Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
12 Darling Dr
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia