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8th BFG/bwGRID Workshop - Schedule

May 23-25 2012
Computing Center
University of Freiburg


Wednesday 23.05.2012

14:00 - 14:15   Opening
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Chief Information Officer, University of Freiburg
14:15 - 14:45   Title to be confirmed
Wolfgang Peters
14:45 - 15:00   bwGRiD heute – ein Überblick
Sven Hermann, Steinbuch Centre for Computing, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
15:00 - 15:15   Title to be confirmed
Peter Castellaz, Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst, Baden-Württemberg
15:15 - 15:30   bwIDM: Anbindung nicht-webbasierter IT-Infrastrukturen an eine SAML/Shibboleth-Föderation
Saher Semaan, Computing Center, University of Freiburg
15:45 - 16:00   Emulation-as-a-Service - Requirements and Design of Scalable Emulation Services for Digital Preservation
Isgandar Valizada, Computing Center, University of Freiburg
16:00 - 16:15   Flexible Cluster Node Provisioning in a Distributed Environment
Sebastian Schmelzer, Computing Center, University of Freiburg
16:15 - 16:30   Live Process Migration for Load Balancing and/or Fault Tolerance
Adrian Reber, Hochschule Esslingen
16:30 - 16:45   Cluster in Desktop-Umgebungen
Michael Janczyk, Computing Center, University of Freiburg
16:45 - 17:00   Secure Cloud Storage – A Legal and Technical Challenge
Prof. Dr. Marcel Waldvogel, Universität Konstanz


Thursday 24.05.2012

9:00 - 9:30   Das bwGRiD Wissenschaftsportal - Grid Computing ganz einfach
Christian Mosch, KIZ Ulm
9:30 - 10:00   Der bwGRiD-Portal Portletgenerator - einfache, individuelle und effiziente Portletentwicklung
Kevin Körner, Universität Tübingen
10:00 - 10:30   Through the Galaxy into the bwGrid
Björn Grüning, Pharmaceutical Bioinformatics, University of Freiburg
10:45 - 11:45   Introduction to GPGPU Programming (with CUDA)
Sandra Wienke, Center for Computing and Communication, RWTH Aachen University
11:45 - 12:15   Competing with special-purpose supercomputers on a multi-node GPU cluster: Configurational dynamics of BPTI explored with a multidimensional Langevin model
Andrzej Rzepiela, Biomolecular Dynamics, University of Freiburg
13:45 - 14:15   CART Trees and Random Forests in Linguistics
Ulrike Schneider, University of Freiburg
14:15 - 14:45   GBDP on the grid: a genome-based approach for species delimitation adjusted for an automated and highly parallel processing of large data sets
Jan Meier-Kolthoff, Leibniz-Institut DSMZ, Braunschweig
14:45 - 15:15   Recent results from LHC Experiments
Stan Lai, Institute of Physics, University of Freiburg
15:30 - 16:30   GPGPU: Basic Tuning Concepts (with CUDA)
Introduction to directive-based GPGPU programming
Case Study on Productivity and Performance of GPGPUs

Sandra Wienke, Geologie, RWTH Aachen University



Friday 25.05.2012


Marek Dynowski, Michael Janczyk, Raphaël Pesché.


Room -100 (basement), Computing Center, Hermann-Herder-Strasse 10.

Please note: only attendees with a valid account to run jobs on the BFG cluster and with a Grid certificate to use the ressources of the bwGrid may participate.

  • If you are not permitted to run jobs on the BFG cluster, fill in the application form
  • To obtain a Grid certificate, go here


9:30 - 10:30   Cluster Computing: basic concepts
Logon to a user interface, run some simple jobs
10:45 - 12:45   Grid Computing
Certificates, VO registration, Globus, job submission


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