Teleconference 2020-08-05

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ECP Updates

  • Reminder that there is a $20K limit for equipment/materials. If over 20K is needed, approval from ORNL office is needed.
  • Early ALCF system, Yarrow is arriving in August.
    • If you need access and are ready to use it now, let me know.
  • Does anyone need access to Tulip for early ORNL system?
  • Cray COMPASS program
    • Like the Cray User's Group but with NDA
    • Provides biweekly technical meetings
    • Unfortunately, I didn't get word of signups until the deadline passed
  • ECP ST Annual Reviews October 5 - 9, 2020
  • Exascale preparations: now, 6, 12, 18 months
    • Mike and Jim looking for roadmap for exascale preparations
    • Looks like this will be a big part of our project review
  • Let's think about possible highlights
    • App engagement
    • Success with porting (e.g. run on Aurora)
    • Engagement with other ST teams (e.g. using Kokkos)
  • Special ECP issue of Transition to Accelerated Nodes
    • Decided to have an article summarizing publications showing device portability + use cases.

ECP task updates

ECP/VTK-m Project Management


Rename master branch?

  • Need to wait for some changes to git before the transition (for some automated features of repo).
  • Can we for a time have a master that mirrors the new default?
    • Don't know, but seems possible. Will have to look into that.