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What is OPUG?

  • OPUG is a community-driven organization that fosters technical collaboration around HPC Fabrics using Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (OPA).
  • OPUG stands for Omni-Path Users Group.

How did OPUG get started?

  • OPUG was started in 2016 by Pittsburg Supercomputing to bring together users of Intel Omni-Path Architecture to exchange ideas and best known methods implementing and using Intel OPA

How does OPUG relate to Intel?

  • OPUG has independence from Intel, but it benefits from Intel’s support, especially its technical investment.

Who is part of OPUG?

  • Anyone interested in achieving performance on HPC systems running on the Intel Omni-Path Architecture is welcome to be part of OPUG. OPUG's focus is on High Performance Computing systems in science and engineer, but it is not limited to those areas.
  • OPUG is governed and led by a leadership board and steering committee. OPUG also has organizational members, who are committed to providing resources to help support OPUG (staff time, hosting meetings, etc.)
  • Participants in OPUG primarily come from industry, academia, national labs and institutes, and HPC centers from around the world.
  • Intel contributes heavily to OPUG through participation from its technical staff and Intel also helps defray costs associated with OPUG activities.
  • If you would like to participate, please see the "Join OPUG" link on the OPUG web site (http://OPUG.org/).

What does OPUG do?

  • OPUG brings together experts and practitioners as a community, in events at major HPC-related conferences, periodic conference calls, standalone workshops, and shares learnings through OPUG.org and other related sites.

What events does OPUG hold?

  • See our Events page for a list of upcoming and past events. Please contact us if you would be interested in holding an OPUG event in your area.

About OPUG

The OPUG is an independent users group that provides a forum for the free exchange of information and ideas that enhance the usability and efficiency of scientific applications running on large HPC systems using the Intel Omni-Path Architecture fabric.

Upcoming Events

SC18 OPUG Annual Meeting November 12, 2018

Past Events

IXPUG Annual Fall Conference 2018 September 25-28, 2018
PEARC2018 July 24, 2018
ISC18 OPUG BOF June 27, 2018

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