Sponsor: NVIDIA

Scot Schultz is an HPC technology specialist with a focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems. Schultz has a broad knowledge in operating systems, AI frameworks, high speed interconnects and processor technologies. Prior to joining the Mellanox family in 2013, his responsibilities included various engineering and leadership roles in high performance computing, including strategic HPC technology ecosystem enablement. Scot has been instrumental with the growth and development of numerous industry-standards organizations including the Open Fabrics Alliance, a founding member of the HPC-AI Advisory Council, OpenPOWER Foundation and many others

Topic: InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap

The end-to-end NVIDIA Mellanox HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand-based network enables extremely low latencies, high data throughput and message rate, and includes high-value features such as smart In-Network Computing acceleration engines via Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation and Reduction Protocol (SHARP) technology, high network resiliency through SHIELD’s self-healing network capabilities, MPI offloads, enhanced congestion control, quality of service and adaptive routing characteristics. These capabilities enable leading performance and scalability for high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, and other compute and data-intensive applications.