DateNov 19 from 9:30am to 1pm (Central Time)

Webex meeting (invite)

Please join us at the 4th annual DAOS User Group meeting to be held around SC20.
Due to the pandemic situation, the DUG will be virtual this year with live presentations.
To attend the conference, please use instructions in the webex invite here.


Please find below the DUG agenda (Central time).

Time (CT)

9:35amWelcome & DAOS Update (video)
Kelsey Prantis, DAOS team manager, Intel DPG
9:45amAccelerating Apache Spark with DAOS on Aurora(video)
Carson Wang, Software Engineering Manager, Intel IAGS
10:00amOnline data compression in DAOS with Intel QAT (video)
Weigang Li, Software engineer, Intel NPG
10:15amDAOS Feature Update (video)
Liang Zhen, DAOS architect, Intel DPG
10:35amVery Early Experiences with a 0.5 PByte DAOS Testbed(video)
Steffen Christgau, Supercomputing dept., Zuse Institute Berlin
Tobias Watermann, Supercomputing dept., Zuse Institute Berlin
Thomas Steinke, Supercomputing dept., Zuse Institute Berlin
10:50amDAOS Adventures at CERN Openlab (video)
Miguel F. Medeiros, Computer Engineer, CERN
11:05amStoring High-Energy Physics data in DAOS (video)
Javier Lopez Gomez, Fellow, CERN
11:20amDAOS-SEGY Mapping (video)
Merna Moawad, Associate Software Engineers, Brightskies

DAOS Middleware Update (video)
Mohamad Chaarawi, DAOS architect, Intel DPG

11:50amStorage Orchestration for Composable Storage Architectures (video)
Pavel Lavrenko, Chief Business Development Officer, RSC Group

Platform Performance Evolution from bring-up to reaching link saturation – Learning from Reference Storage Platform (video)
Sarika Mehta, Storage Performance Engineer, Intel NSG

12:20pmDAOS in Lenovo’s HPC Innovation Center (video)
Michael Hennecke, Chief Technologist, HPC Storage and Networking, Lenovo
12:35pmHPE’s DAOS Solution Plans (video)
Lance Evans, HPE HPC CTO Chief Storage Architect

Closing remarks
Kelsey Prantis, DAOS team manager, Intel DPG

All videos are available in a YouTube playlist.