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DMF Users Group Meeting number 6 - Agenda

iVEC/Pawsey Centre, Perth, Western Australia, 3-4 December 2013

 
Time Mins Presenter Organisation Topic (Items in blue have a synopsis - just hover your mouse over the title)
Tuesday 3rd
9:30 15 Robert Bell & Mark Favas Welcome and Introduction
9:45 AWST
17:45 PST 2nd
60 Don Wake NetApp HPC solution sizing with IS5600
Presentation
10:45 15 Break
11:00 60 All Site introductions (5 - 10 mins each)
  Stephen Dart Monash University Report
  Lindsay Brebber Qld Dept Natural Resources & Mines
  Rob Davy & Grant Ward NCI National Facility
  Rob Bell CSIRO Scientific Computing
12:00 30 Neil Stringfellow iVEC iVEC/Pawsey Centre Overview
Presentation
12:30 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Infinite Storage Gateway Overview
Presentation
13:00 50 Lunch (Provided by SGI)
13:50 40   iVEC Tour of the Pawsey Centre
14:30 30 David Leach Weta Digital Dealing with large numbers of files in DMF
Presentation
15:00 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Cloud MSP options coming
Presentation
15:30 15 Break
15:45 30 Peter Edwards CSIRO Scientific Computing DMF Hints for the Help Desk
Presentation
16:15 30 Rob Mollard SGI Perth Extending DMF into the Enterprise
Presentation
16:45 10 Rob Bell CSIRO Scientific Computing First impressions of SGI's new FileTek product, TrustedEdge
Presentation-1   Presentation-2  
16:55 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Integrated DMF backup and restore
Presentation
17:25   End of day
Tuesday 3rd (evening)
19:00 Thai Orchid Restaurant (see notes below) Dinner (provided by NetApp)
Wednesday 4th
9:00 AWST
19:00 CST 3rd
17:00 PST 3rd
45 Greg Banks, John Sygulla, Kevan Rehm & other DMF team members SGI Engineering Ask SGI
Q & A
9:45 15 Lindsay Brebber Qld Dept Natural Resources & Mines Upgrading to ISSP 3.0 - our experience
Presentation
10:00 30 Mike Cocks/Mike Grayson Spectra Logic Overview of future developments of TFinity produce line
Presentation
10:30 30 Stephen Dart Monash University Integration of Samba servers with DMF
Presentation
11:00 15 Break
11:15 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Update on ZeroWatt disk options coming
Presentation
11:45 30 Rob Bell CSIRO Scientific Computing Why is storing data at multiple sites so hard?
Presentation
12:15 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Why tapes might rewind without DMF knowing it resulting in corruption - a real life example from a large US site
12:45 15 Lindsay Brebber Qld Dept Natural Resources & Mines Log files - do you have them when you need them?
Presentation
13:00 60 Lunch (Provided by SGI)
14:00 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Logical Block Protection with Oracle T10k tape drives
Presentation
14:30 30 Peter Edwards CSIRO Scientific Computing dm_notify - informing users about recalls
Presentation
15:00 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Update on the DMF database replacement
Presentation
15:30 15 Break
15:45 10 All The DMF Users Group - review & planning
Notes
15:55 30 Greg Banks SGI Engineering Integrated LTFS support for data import/export
Presentation
16:25 5 Rob Bell Close
16:30   End of day
 
 
Notes:
  • Our overseas guests include:
    • Greg Banks (SGI)
    • Other members of SGI's DMF/MAID/tapes Development team (by phone)
    • Don Wake (NetApp, by phone)

  • The location of the DMF User Group Meeting to be held on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th December 2013 is at:
    Pawsey Vis Room
    Pawsey Centre
    Burvill Court
    Kensington 6151
    (Entry and carpark for the Pawsey Centre are on the East side)
    Reception: (08) 6436 8830
    (Map)

    If you get lost, you can call Reception as above. (If there's no reply, try Peter Edwards on 046 7766 487.)

  • Accomodation used by CSIRO in the past include: Each is about 10 minutes drive from the iVEC/ARRC Pawsey Centre.

  • Perth's weather in December is usually warm to hot (but not humid) during the day (maxima around 30° C).
    You can check the daily forecasts here.

  • Lunch and coffee are provided by SGI (thank you!)

  • For catering reasons, please RSVP if you wish to attend the NetApp-provided dinner (thank you NetApp!)
    Thai Orchid Restaurant
    Level 2, 35 Mends Street
    South Perth
    (08) 9474 1888
    (Map)
    7:00 PM, booked in the name "SGI"

  • The meeting room is fitted out with a projector; if presenting anything electronic, you can bring your own laptop, or plug a USB drive into ours.

    If you need something extra, such as a whiteboard or an Internet connection, please let us know well in advance.

  • Attendees with Eduroam accounts should be able to use them to gain wifi Internet access.
    There is also a guest wireless service for those without Eduroam.

  • Presenters are encouraged to provide a copy of their talk where possible, to be placed on our web-site.

Last updated 8 September 2014