2014 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing2014 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2014)
September 22  - 26, 2014
Madrid, Spain

Clusters have become the workhorse for computational science and engineering research, powering innovation and discovery that advance science and society. They are the base for building today's rapidly evolving cloud and HPC infrastructures, and are used to solve some of the most complex problems. The challenge to make them scalable, efficient, and more functional requires the joint effort of the cluster community in the areas of cluster system design, management and monitoring, at hardware, system, middleware, and application level.

2014 Highlight: Cluster Support for Big Data. The evolution of cluster technologies is expected to substantially impact emerging research areas, such as the increasingly important Data Science field. Therefore, we have chosen this year to highlight research topics expected to bring substantial progress in the way clusters can help in addressing Big Data challenges. Specific topics are dedicated to this direction within all conference tracks alongside more traditional topics. In addition, special tutorials and workshops will focus on cluster technologies for Big Data storage and processing.

Keynote speakers

Robert L. Grossman, University of Chicago and Open Data Group :

« Supporting Big Data with Clusters, Clouds and Commons »

Alex Ramirez, Barcelona Supercomputing Center :

« The Mont-Blanc Approach Towards Exascale »

Dan Stanzione, Texas Advanced Computing Center :

« Wrangler: A New Generation of Data Intensive Cluster Computing »