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 ====== Call for Submission ====== ====== Call for Submission ======
  
-**Deadline**: ​23 June 2018 AoE+**Deadline**: ​10 November ​2018 AoE
  
-The [[http://​io500.org|IO500]] is now accepting and encouraging submissions for the upcoming IO500 list revealed at ISC 2018 in FrankfurtGermany. The benchmark suite is designed to be easy to run and the community has multiple active support channels to help with any questions. ​ Please submit and we look forward to seeing many of you at ISC 2018!  Please note that submissions of all size are welcome; the site has customizable sorting so it is possible to submit on a small system and still get a very good per-client score for example. ​ Additionally,​ the list is about much more than just the raw rank; all submissions help the community by collecting and publishing a wider corpus of data.  More details below.+The [[http://​io500.org|IO500]] is now accepting and encouraging submissions for the upcoming IO500 list revealed at Supercomputing ​2018 in DallasTexasWe also announce the 10 node I/O challenge to encourage submission of small scale results. 
 +The benchmark suite is designed to be easy to run and the community has multiple active support channels to help with any questions. ​ Please submit and we look forward to seeing many of you at SC 2018!  ​ 
 +Please note that submissions of all size are welcome; the site has customizable sorting so it is possible to submit on a small system and still get a very good per-client score for example. ​ Additionally,​ the list is about much more than just the raw rank; all submissions help the community by collecting and publishing a wider corpus of data.  More details below.
    
-Following the success of the Top500 in collecting and analyzing historical trends in supercomputer technology and evolution, the [[http://​io500.org|IO500]] was created in 2017 and published its first list at SC17. The need for such an initiative has long been known within High Performance Computing; however, defining appropriate benchmarks had long been challenging. ​ Despite this challenge, the community, after long and spirited discussion, finally reached consensus on a suite of benchmarks and a metric for resolving the scores into a single ranking.+Following the success of the Top500 in collecting and analyzing historical trends in supercomputer technology and evolution, the [[http://​io500.org|IO500]] was created in 2017 and published its first list at SC17. The need for such an initiative has long been known within High-Performance Computing; however, defining appropriate benchmarks had long been challenging. ​ Despite this challenge, the community, after long and spirited discussion, finally reached consensus on a suite of benchmarks and a metric for resolving the scores into a single ranking.
    
 The multi-fold goals of the benchmark suite are as follows: The multi-fold goals of the benchmark suite are as follows:
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   - Establish bounded expectations for users, procurers, and administrators   - Establish bounded expectations for users, procurers, and administrators
    
-Once again, we encourage you to submit (see http://​io500.org/​submission),​ to join our community, and to attend our BoF "The IO-500 and the Virtual Institute of I/O" at ISC 2018 where we will announce the second ever IO500 list. The current list includes results from BeeGPFS, DataWarp, IME, Lustre, and Spectrum Scale. ​ We hope that the next list has even more.+==== 10 Node I/O Challenge ==== 
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 +At SC, we will announce another IO-500 **award** for the 10 Node I/O Challenge. 
 +This challenge is conducted using the regular IO-500 benchmark, however, with the rule that exactly 10 client nodes must be used to run the benchmark (one exception is find, which may use 1 node). 
 +You may use any shared storage with, e.g., any number of servers. 
 +When submitting for the IO-500 list, you can opt-in for "​Participate in the 10 node challenge only", then we won't include the results into the ranked list. Other 10 node submission will be included in the full list and in the ranked list. 
 +We will announce the result in a separate derived list and in the full list but not on the ranked IO-500 list at io500.org. 
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 + 
 +===== Birds-of-a-feather ===== 
 +Once again, we encourage you to submit (see http://​io500.org/​submission),​ to join our community, and to attend our BoF "The IO-500 and the Virtual Institute of I/O" at SC 2018 where we will announce the second ever IO500 list. The current list includes results from BeeGPFS, DataWarp, IME, Lustre, and Spectrum Scale. ​ We hope that the next list has even more.
    
 We look forward to answering any questions or concerns you might have. We look forward to answering any questions or concerns you might have.
    
-Thank you! 
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-http://​io500.org