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2. Sino-D C-HPC 2012

2. Sino-German Workshop on “Cloud-based High Performance Computing”
October 22-25, 2012, Potsdam, Germany


The remarkable success of the first Sino-German Workshop on Cloud-based High Performance Computing (C-HPC‘11), held on September 26 – October 1, in Shanghai, China, has motivated us to continue with the series in 2012. It was highly appreciated that the workshop C-HPC’11 has obtained strong support from the Sino-German center. We set the theme of the bilateral workshop in this year as “Cloud Computing and HPC in Practice“ and expect from our invited speakers and other participants deep and meaningful discussion on the challenges on how to conveniently, efficiently, and securely provide Cloud Computing and HPC services to the end users. Some interesting issues could be, e.g., how to take full advantage of the competences of Cloud Computing technology for solving the difficult questions in the HPC domain, how to efficiently manage and utilize high performance resources deployed in the cloud environment, how to avoid huge amount of energy consumption for achieving green cloud and HPC, how to protect the privacy of the involving entities and meanwhile guarantee the security of the entire infrastructure and the services it offers, etc. We are grateful to the Chinesisch-Deutsche Zentrum für Wissenschaftsförderung (CDZ, Sino-German Center for Science Foundation, a joint center of DFG & NSFC) to provide us the grant for organizing this workshop.


The C-HPC’12 aims at enhancing the collaborative relationships between C-HPC participants, promoting more concrete cooperation, especially, the joint research projects, strengthening performance of research, development and practice as well as improving the academic status and influence of both countries in the area of Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing. The goal of this workshop can be summarized as:

  • Exchange new ideas, research topics, and R&D advancements
  • Identify common interested key issues and specify feasible research routines and methodologies
  • Extend and deepen existing discussions and collaborations since C-HPC’11
  • Propose suitable collaborative research projects targeting at International or National key research plans or programs


[27.10.2012]  Thanks to all the speakers, participants, and volunteers, we just had again a successful C-HPC workshop. You can find the recordings of all the talks on tele-TASK and some photos here.

[19.10.2012] You can download the tentative agenda of our workshop from here

[13.09.2012] The funding application to CDZ has been approved.

[25.08.2012] The workshop website is online.


From Germany:

From China:

  • Prof. Dr. Wu Zhang, Shanghai University (Co-Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Yi Jin, Shanghai University
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Quan Qian, Shanghai University
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Junjie Peng, Shanghai University
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jiang Xie, Shanghai University
  • Prof. Dr. Guihai Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Prof. Dr Xin Wang, Fudan University
  • Prof. Dr. Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Huiqun Zhou, Nanjing Unviersity
  • Prof. Dr. Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Baogang Wei, Zhejiang University
  • Prof. Dr. Naijie Gu, University of Science and Technology China/Institute of Software, IAS
  • Prof. Dr. Depei Qian, Beihang University
  • Prof. Dr. Yanbao Han, North China University of Technology/Institute of Computing, IAS
  • Prof. Dr. Baocai Yin, Beijing University of Technology


Other Participants:

  • We welcome students and researchers from HPI and other local universities to follow the workshop. The participants from government and industry are also welcome. A small amount of registration fee might be needed. Please fill out the registration form if you are interested.

Agenda (Stand: 19.10.2012, Subject to Change):

The workshop consists of an opening ceremony, 10 sessions and several social events. We will have 30 high-quality scientific talks from both Germany and China. Each talk will be 30 minutes (including both presentation and Q&A). The agenda is available also from here.

21.10.2012 Arrival

22.10.2012 Day 1
09:00-10:30 Opening Session, Moderator: Prof. Dr. Christoph MEINEL

Welcome and Greeting Notes
Prof. Dr. Christoph MEINEL
Director, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Prof. Wu ZHANG, PhD
Executive Dean, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

Prof. Dr. Christoph MEINEL
Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Trusted Cloud: Innovative, Secure and Legally Compliant Cloud Computing Solutions

Prof. Wu ZHANG, PhD
School of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Parallel Solver for Large Scale Sparse Linear Systems

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 Session 1: 2 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Wu ZHANG

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Michael RESCH
University of Stuttgart/HLRS, Germany
 “HPC and Clouds - How do We Proceed?

Prof. Depei QIAN
Beijing University of Aeronuatics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
HPC and e-Infrastructure Development in China’s High-tech R&D Program

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:00 Session 2: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Michael RESCH

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang NAGEL
Technical University Dresden, Germany
From Grid to Cloud to HPC: What are the Challenges, and Why do We Have to do Something?

Prof. Guihai CHEN, PhD
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Wireless Communication in Data Center Network

Prof. Dr. Holger KARL
University of Paderborn/PC2, Paderborn, Germany
Form Clouds to Mist: Bringing Clouds Closer to the End User

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Session 3: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Guihai CHEN, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Junjie PENG, PhD
Shanghai University, China
A Cloud Resource Deployment Model based on Prediction

Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Reliability Modelling for Cloud Environments

Prof. Huiqun YU, PhD
East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
A Formal Method for Fault Tolerant Service Composition in the Cloud Environment

17:20-20:00 HPI Project Presentation Session (HPI Main Building), Chair: Dr. Feng CHENG 
      Lutz Gericke & Matthias Wenzel: tele-Board
      Matthias Bauer: tele-TASK
      Dr. Harald Sack & Jörg Waitelonis: Semantic Media Explorer
      Dr. Ivonne Scherfenberg: BMWi trusted Cloud research program
      Wesam Dawoud: teleWolke Private Cloud 
      Dr. Feng Cheng: tele-Lab&SOA Security Lab
      Jens Krueger: In-Memory (EPIC)
      Bernhard Rabe: FutureSoc Lab Intro&Lab Show

19:00-21:00 Reception (HPI Main Building)

23.10.2012 Day 2
09:00-10:30 Session 4: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Huiqun ZHOU, PhD

Dr. Jürgen MÜLLER
Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
In-Memory Data Management

Prof. Naijie GU, PhD
University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Foundation Library Optimization for High-performance Computing

Prof. Dr. Joerg NOLTE
BTU Cottbus, Germany
Flexible Sharing and Replication Mechanisms for Hybrid Memory Architectures

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session 5: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Joerg NOLTE

Prof. Hai JIN, PhD
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Challenges and Practice of Cloud Security

Assoc. Prof. Quan QIAN, PhD
Shanghai University, China
P2P Botnet Propagation Modeling and Detection

Dr. Feng Cheng
Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Towards a Cloud-based High Performance Security Lab Generator

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:00 Session 6: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Andreas POLZE

Prof. Xin WANG, PhD
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Time-efficient Caching and Regeneration Scheme for Distributed Storage Systems

Prof. Dr. Thomas RAUBER/Dr. Matthias KORCH
University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Experiments with Basic ODE Solver on GPU

Prof. Dr. Yanbo HAN
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Computing / North China University of Technology, Beijing, China
The DeCloud Data Service Framework Facilitating Service-and-Cloud-Based Data Integration

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Session 7: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Yanbo HAN

Prof. Huiqun ZHOU, PhD
Nanjing University/HPI Research School at NJU, Nanjing, China
HPC as a Probe to the Earth

Prof. Dr. Andreas POLZE
Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
InstantLab 2.0 - A Platform for Operating System Experiments on Public Cloud Infrastructure

Assoc. Prof. Jiang XIE, PhD
Shanghai University, China
CPSE-Bio - A Cloud Computing Based PSE for Bioinformatic

17:30-20:00 Dinner (HPI Lecture Hall Building)

24.10.2012 Day 3
09:00-10:30 Session 8: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Felix WOLF

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich/LRZ, Munich, Germany
SuperMUC–PetaScaleHPC at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ)

Prof. Baogang WEI, PhD
Zhejiang University, China
A Scalable, Adaptive, Self-management and Fault-tolerant Architecture (SASFA) for Digital Library

Prof. Dr. Alexander REINEFELD
Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)/ Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany
HLRN: North-German Supercomputing Alliance

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session 9: 3 Talks, Chair: Prof. Depei QIAN

Prof. Dr. Felix WOLF
RWTH Aachen/JSC, Aachen, Germany
Holistic Performance Analysis of Applications and Systems

Prof. Yi JIN, PhD
Shanghai University, China
Structured Data Computer

Prof. Dr. Robert HIRSCHFELD/Diplom-Infom. Jens LINCKE
Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Programming in the Cloud -- Context-oriented Programming for Self-supporting Development Environments

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:30 Session 10: 2 Talks, Chair: Prof. Dr. Christoph MEINEL

Dr. Jie TAO
Karlsruher Institute of Technology/SCC, Karlsruhe, Germany
Data-intensive Exascale Computing

Prof. Baocai YIN, PhD
Beijing University of Technology, China
Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks through Intelligent Compressive Sensing

14:30-15:00 Closing Speech

Prof. Miaogen ZHAO
Vice Director, Sino-German Centor for Science Foundation, Beijing, China

15:15- 21:00 Boat Trip and Conference Dinner (Cecilienhof)

25.10.2012 Social Events:

09:30 Scientific Visits and Lab Tour at HPI

12:30 Lunch at Ulf's Cafeteria (HPI ABC Building)

14:30 Participating at the 10 Years’ Anniversary Celebration of HPI-BJUT joint Project “Internet-Bridge: Germany and China” (With Dr. Guido WESTERWELLE, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs)

18:00 Celebration Gala Dinner at China Club in Berlin

26.10.2012 Departure 

Social Event:

[25.10.2012] Scientific Visits and Lab Tour at HPI

[25.10.2012] Celebration: Ten years anniversary of HPI-BJUT "Internet Bridge" Project (with Dr. Westerwelle, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, confirmed). 

[25.10.2012] Celebration Gala Dinner at China Club in Berlin


  • The workshop will be held at HPI in Potsdam, Germany. Travel information: en and de
  • The organizer will take care of the accomodations (at the Avendi Hotel am Griebnitzsee ★★★★) for the invited speakers.


The Workshop is co-organized by:

  • Internet Technologies and Systems Chair at Hasso Plattner Insitute, University of Potsdam, Germany


  • High Performance Computing Center & School of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai University, China

and sponsored by:


Last Update: 25.09.2012

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