High Performance Computing: Infrastructure, Application, and Operation

  • Park, Byung-Hoon (Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory) ;
  • Kim, Youngjae (Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory) ;
  • Kim, Byoung-Do (Advanced Research Computing, Virginia Tech) ;
  • Hong, Taeyoung (Supercomputing Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information) ;
  • Kim, Sungjun (Supercomputing Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information) ;
  • Lee, John K. (Appro Inc.)
  • Received : 2012.10.21
  • Accepted : 2012.11.04
  • Published : 2012.12.30


The last decades have witnessed an increasingly indispensible role of high performance computing (HPC) in science, business and financial sectors, as well as military and national security areas. To introduce key aspects of HPC to a broader community, an HPC session was organized for the first time ever for the United States and Korea Conference (UKC) during 2012. This paper summarizes four invited talks that each covers scientific HPC applications, large-scale parallel file systems, administration/maintenance of supercomputers, and green technology towards building power efficient supercomputers of the next generation.


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