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PTP/meetings/September 2007

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September 2007 Meeting

Date: September 11, 2007 Time: 1:00 PM EST

Call in information:

Toll Free: 1 877-421-0033
Local: 770-615-1250
Passcode: 583191


  1. PTP Status
    • 1.1.1 release
    • 2.0 status
  2. SC07 Tutorial
  3. STCI Meeting Report
  4. Project Reports
  5. Next meeting


  • Beth Tibbitts, IBM
  • Greg Watson, IBM
  • Dave Wootton, IBM
  • Dan Terpstra, UTK
  • Chris Recoskie, IBM
  • Howard Lander, RENCI
  • Rob Fowler, RENCI
  • Wyatt Spear, U Oregon
  • Tianchao Li, TUM
  • Rolf Peterson, IBM
  • Feiyi Wang, ORNL


  1. PTP Status
    • 1.1.1 spin
      • A number of users have reported some bugs in the 1.1 release. We have also found some problems in the debugger that are being corrected. Hope to spin a new release in the next couple of weeks.
    • 2.0 status
      • Work continuing on remote service and it looks likely we'll be able to include PE/LL in the release. Release expected around the end of December. Will being to firm up deliverables and test plan in coming months.
      • Chris Arges has added some documentation on setting up PTP for developers to the wiki:
  2. SC07
    • Tutorial on Sunday, Nov 11, 8am-12pm
      • Looking for volunteers to help out with the tutorial.
      • Email Greg if you are interested.
    • BOF on Wednesday, Nov 14, 5:30pm
      • Please try and come along
  3. STCI Meeting Report
    • Meeting two weeks ago to develop a common, scalable, portable, and extensible communication infrastructure for the deployment of developer tools on the emerging peta- and exa-scale high performance computing systems. See for more information.
  4. Project Reports
    • Performance tools
      • Beth has been working with Dan, Shirley and Wyatt
      • Dan is learning how to develop plugins
    • LL/PE
      • Still waiting for approval
      • Working on PE enablement for LL
      • May be able to work on small core improvements
      • Rolf working on keeping up with Dave's code
    • TAU
      • Lots of churn going on
      • Generic support for tools that do recompiling (e.g. VampiTrace)
      • Should commit by end of the week
    • Debugging
      • Monash fixing bugs on PDI
      • Scalability testing on SDM
      • Working on array viewer
      • Their contract runs out at the end of September. Uncertain as to what will happen then.
  5. Other Business
  6. Next meeting: October 9, 2007

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