Increasing Infiniband Fabric Performance

This Thursday, April 19th, Hewlett-Packard and Mellanox will hold a live webinar exploring new advancements in increasing the performance and scalability of parallel programs over InfiniBand. These include Fabric Collectives Accelerator (FCA) and Mellanox Messaging Accelerations (MXM). In addition, the webinar will provide an overview of the parallel programming libraries that are using these accelerations, including the new ScalableSHMEM and ScalableUPC PGAS libraries that Mellanox has recently introduced to run over InfiniBand. Details and results derived from a collaboration between Mellanox and HP at looking into the performance and scalability of one-sided communications over InfiniBand will also be presented.

Register here in advance to attend the webinar.

The presenters will include Zarka Cvetanovic, PhD, HPC engineer at HP and Todd Wilde, Director of Technical Computing at Mellanox.

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About Marc Hamilton

Marc Hamilton – Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA. At NVIDIA, the Visual Computing Company, Marc leads the worldwide Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, responsible for working with NVIDIA’s customers and partners to deliver the world’s best end to end solutions for professional visualization and design, high performance computing, and big data analytics. Prior to NVIDIA, Marc worked in the Hyperscale Business Unit within HP’s Enterprise Group where he led the HPC team for the Americas region. Marc spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems in HPC and other sales and marketing executive management roles. Marc also worked at TRW developing HPC applications for the US aerospace and defense industry. He has published a number of technical articles and is the author of the book, “Software Development, Building Reliable Systems”. Marc holds a BS degree in Math and Computer Science from UCLA, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management program.
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