Michael Kuhn

Junior Professor

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michael Kuhn

Universitätsplatz 2, 39106 Magdeburg, Building 29, Room 308
Vita

Michael Kuhn is a junior professor for Parallel Computing and I/O at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. He conducts research in the area of high performance I/O with a special focus on I/O interfaces and data reduction techniques. Other interests of his include file systems and high performance computing in general. Michael is the principal investigator of the CoSEMoS project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Moreover, he is the lead developer of the JULEA storage framework and received a 2019 R&D 100 award for his contributions to the Spack package manager. He regularly offers lectures and courses related to HPC and parallel I/O.

Memberships

2021

  • Technical Program Committee at ENERGY 2021
  • Program Committee at International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS) 2021
  • Research Papers Committee (Architecture, Networks, and Storage) at ISC High Performance 2021
  • Program Committee (Storage and I/O Systems) at IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing (CCGrid) 2021

2020

  • Program Committee (Cluster, Cloud and Edge Computing) at International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par) 2020
  • Publicity Chair for Germany at International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par) 2020
  • Program Committee at International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS) 2020
  • Program Committee at IEEE International Conference on Smart Data Services (SmartDataServices) 2020
  • Project Poster Committee at ISC High Performance 2020

2019

  • Technical Program Committee at IEEE Cluster Conference 2019
  • Program Committee at IEEE International Conference on Smart Data (SmartData) 2019
  • Program Committee at International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP) 2019
  • Program Committee at International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS) 2019
  • Program Committee at Workshop on the Convergence of Extreme Scale Computing and Big Data Analysis (CEBDA) 2019
  • Program Committee at IEEE BigData Congress 2019
  • Tutorials Committee at SC Conference 2019

2018

  • Tutorials Committee at SC Conference 2018
  • Program Committee at International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP) 2018
  • Technical Program Committee at IEEE BigData Congress 2018
  • Program Committee at Workshop on the Convergence of Extreme Scale Computing and Big Data Analysis (CEBDA) 2018

2017

  • Project Poster Committee at ISC High Performance 2017
  • Technical Program Committee at International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP) 2017
  • Program Committee at Workshop on the Integration of Extreme Scale Computing and Big Data Management and Analytics (EBDMA) 2017
  • Tutorials Committee at SC Conference 2017

2016

  • Tutorials Committee at SC Conference 2016

2011

  • Program Committee at International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) 2011

2010

  • Program Committee at International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom) 2010
Reviewing

2020

  • Reviewer at Journal of Systems Architecture (Elsevier)
  • Reviewer at Geoscientific Model Development (Copernicus)

2019

  • Reviewer at Cluster Computing (Springer)

2017

  • Subreviewer at ISC High Performance 2017

2016

  • Reviewer at Computation (MDPI)
  • Subreviewer at SC Conference 2016
  • Reviewer at SpringerPlus (Springer)
  • Reviewer at Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems (Elsevier)

2014

  • Subreviewer at International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2014

2012

  • Subreviewer at Euro-Par 2012
  • Subreviewer at International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2012

2010

  • Subreviewer at International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2010
Organization
  • 2020, Organizer at Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities of HPC Storage Systems (CHAOSS) 2020
  • 2016, Organizer at Technical Forum “Performance and Power Optimization” for the LSDMA Spring Event
  • 2014–2015, Organizer at Workshop on Cluster Storage Technology (CluStor) 2014 and 2015
  • 2010–2011, Local Organizer at International Conference on Energy-Aware High Performance Computing (EnA-HPC) 2010 and 2011
Publications

2020

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Matri, Pierre;  Alforov, Yevhen;  Brandon, Álvaro;  Pérez, María S.;  Costan, Alexandru;  Antoniu, Gabriel;  Kuhn, Michael;  Carns, Philip;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Mission possible: Unify HPC and Big Data stacks towards application-defined blobs at the storage layer
In: Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier BV, 2020, Bd. 109, S. 668-677

Duwe, Kira;  Lüttgau, Jakob;  Mania, Georgiana;  Squar, Jannek;  Fuchs, Anna;  Kuhn, Michael;  Betke, Eugen;  Ludwig, Thomas 

State of the Art and Future Trends in Data Reduction for High-Performance Computing
In: Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations, Publishing Center of South Ural State University, S. 4-36, 2020

Buchbeitrag

Bremer, Daniel;  Kuhn, Michael;  Heidari, Mohammad Reza 

ArduPower v2: Open and modular power measurement for HPC components
In: The Tenth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, ENERGY 2020 - IARIA, 2020 . - 2020, S. 24-29 ; [Konferenz: Tenth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, ENERGY 2020, Lisbon, Portugal, September 27, 2020 to October 01, 2020]

Squar, Jannek;  Jammer, Tim;  Blesel, Michael;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Compiler Assisted Source Transformation of OpenMP Kernels
In: 2020 19th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC), IEEE, 2020

Kuhn, Michael;  Plehn, Julius;  Alforov, Yevhen;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Improving energy efficiency of scientific data compression with decision trees
In: The Tenth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, ENERGY 2020 - IARIA, 2020 . - 2020, S. 17-23 ; [Konferenz: Tenth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, ENERGY 2020, Lisbon, Portugal, September 27, 2020 to October 01, 2020]

2019

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Kuhn, Michael 

Parallele Dateisysteme
In: Informatik Spektrum, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019, Bd. 42, Heft 5, S. 360-364

Kunkel, Julian;  Himstedt, Kai;  Hübbe, Nathanael;  Stüben, Hinnerk;  Schröder, Sandra;  Kuhn, Michael;  Riebisch, Matthias;  Olbrich, Stephan;  Ludwig, Thomas;  Filinger, Weronika;  Acquaviva, Jean-Thomas;  Gerbes, Anja;  Lafayette, Lev 

Towards an HPC Certification Program
In: The Journal of Computational Science Education, The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc., 2019, Bd. 10, Heft 1, S. 88-89

2018

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Lüttgau, Jakob;  Kuhn, Michael;  Duwe, Kira;  Alforov, Yevhen;  Betke, Eugen;  Kunkel, Julian;  Ludwig, Thomas 

A Survey of Storage Systems for High-Performance Computing
In: Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations, Publishing Center of South Ural State University, S. 31-58, 2018

Buchbeitrag

Alforov, Yevhen;  Ludwig, Thomas;  Novikova, Anastasiia;  Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian 

Towards Green Scientific Data Compression Through High-Level I/O Interfaces
In: 2018 30th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing (SBAC-PAD), IEEE, 2018

2017

Buchbeitrag

Matri, Pierre;  Alforov, Yevhen;  Brandon, Alvaro;  Kuhn, Michael;  Carns, Philip;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Could Blobs Fuel Storage-Based Convergence Between HPC and Big Data?
In: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER), IEEE, 2017

Kuhn, Michael 

JULEA: A Flexible Storage Framework for HPC
In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer International Publishing, 2017, S. 712-723, High Performance Computing

Kuhn, Michael;  Chasapis, Konstantinos;  Kuhn, Manuela;  Malka, Janusz;  Stibor, Thomas;  Nekovi, Gvozden 

Performance and Power Optimization
In: Helmholtz Portfolio Theme Large-Scale Data Management and Analysis (LSDMA), KIT Scientific Publishing, S. 141-160, 2017, 978-3-7315-0695-9

2016

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Llopis, Pablo;  Dolz, Manuel F.;  Blas, Javier Garcia;  Isaila, Florin;  Heidari, Mohammad Reza;  Kuhn, Michael 

Analyzing the energy consumption of the storage data path
In: The Journal of Supercomputing, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2016, Bd. 72, Heft 11, S. 4089-4106

Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Data Compression for Climate Data
In: Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations, Publishing Center of South Ural State University, S. 75-94, 2016

2015

Artikel in Kongressband

Llopis, Pablo;  Dolz, Manuel F.;  García-Blas, Javier;  Isaila, Florin;  Carretero, Jesús;  Heidari, Mohammad Reza;  Kuhn, Michael 

Analyzing Power Consumption of I/O Operations in HPC Applications
In: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Sustainable Ultrascale Computing Systems (NESUS 2015), Computer Architecture, Communications and Systems Group (ARCOS), S. 107-116, 2015, 978-84-608-2581-4

Buchbeitrag

Bartz, Christopher;  Chasapis, Konstantinos;  Kuhn, Michael;  Nerge, Petra;  Ludwig, Thomas 

A Best Practice Analysis of HDF5 and NetCDF-4 Using Lustre
In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer International Publishing, 2015, S. 274-281, High Performance Computing

Dolz, Manuel F.;  Heidari, Mohammad Reza;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas;  Fabregat, German 

ARDUPOWER: A low-cost wattmeter to improve energy efficiency of HPC applications
In: 2015 Sixth International Green and Sustainable Computing Conference (IGSC), IEEE, 2015

Lautenschlager, Michael;  Adamidis, Panagiotis;  Kuhn, Michael 

Big Data Research at DKRZ Climate Model Data Production Workflow
In: Big Data and High Performance Computing, IOS Press, S. 133-155, 2015, 978-1-61499-582-1

Kuhn, Michael 

Dynamically Adaptable I/O Semantics for High Performance Computing
In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer International Publishing, 2015, S. 240-256, High Performance Computing

Droste, Alexander;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

MPI-checker - static analysis for MPI
In: Proceedings of the Second Workshop on the LLVM Compiler Infrastructure in HPC - LLVM \'15, ACM Press, 2015

2014

Artikel in Kongressband

Kuhn, Michael;  Chasapis, Konstantinos;  Dolz, Manuel;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Compression By Default - Reducing Total Cost of Ownership of Storage Systems
In: Supercomputing, Springer International Publishing, 8488, 2014, 978-3-319-07517-4

Chasapis, Konstantinos;  Dolz, Manuel;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Evaluating Power-Performace Benefits of Data Compression in HPC Storage Servers
In: ENERGY 2014: The Fourth International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies, IARIA XPS Press, S. 29-34, 2014, 978-1-61208-332-2

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Kunkel, Julian;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Exascale Storage Systems - An Analytical Study of Expenses
In: Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations, Publishing Center of South Ural State University, S. 116-134, 2014

Buchbeitrag

Chasapis, Konstantinos;  Dolz, Manuel F.;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Evaluating Lustre's Metadata Server on a Multi-Socket Platform
In: 2014 9th Parallel Data Storage Workshop, IEEE, 2014

2013

Buchbeitrag

Kuhn, Michael 

A Semantics-Aware I/O Interface for High Performance Computing
In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, S. 408-421, Supercomputing

2012

Artikel in Kongressband

Janssen, Christina;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Evaluating the Influence of File System Interfaces and Semantics on I/O Throughput in High Performance Computing
In: Proceedings of the Work in Progress Session, 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing, Institute for Systems Engineering and Automation, 31, 2012, 978-3-902457-31-8

Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian;  Tsujita, Yuichi;  Muguruma, Hidetaka;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Optimizations for Two-Phase Collective I/O
In: Applications, Tools and Techniques on the Road to Exascale Computing, IOS Press, 22, S. 455-462, 2012, 978-1-61499-040-6

Schröder, Sandra;  Kuhn, Michael;  Hübbe, Nathanael;  Kunkel, Julian;  Minartz, Timo;  Nerge, Petra;  Wasserfall, Florens;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Scientific Computing: Performance and Efficiency in Climate Models
In: Proceedings of the Work in Progress Session, 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing, Institute for Systems Engineering and Automation, 31, 2012, 978-3-902457-31-8

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Kunkel, Julian M.;  Minartz, Timo;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Towards an energy-aware scientific I/O interface - Stretching the ADIOS interface to foster performance analysis and energy awareness
In: Computer Science - Research and Development, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2012, Bd. 27, Heft 4, S. 337-345

Buchbeitrag

Meister, Dirk;  Kaiser, Jurgen;  Brinkmann, Andre;  Cortes, Toni;  Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian 

A study on data deduplication in HPC storage systems
In: 2012 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, IEEE, 2012

Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian M.;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Simulation-Aided Performance Evaluation of Server-Side Input/Output Optimizations
In: 2012 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing, IEEE, 2012

Minartz, Timo;  Molka, Daniel;  Kunkel, Julian;  Knobloch, Michael;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Tool Environments to Measure Power Consumption and Computational Performance
In: Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group, S. 709-743, 2012, 978-1-4398-5040-4

2010

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Kunkel, Julian M.;  Mordvinova, Olga;  Kuhn, Michael;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Collecting energy consumption of scientific data - Energy demands for files during their life cycle
In: Computer Science - Research and Development, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2010, Bd. 25, Heft 3-4, S. 197-205

2009

Begutachteter Zeitschriftenartikel

Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian Martin;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Dynamic file system semantics to enable metadata optimizations in PVFS
In: Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, 2009, Bd. 21, Heft 14, S. 1775-1788

2008

Buchbeitrag

Kuhn, Michael;  Kunkel, Julian;  Ludwig, Thomas 

Directory-Based Metadata Optimizations for Small Files in PVFS
In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008, S. 90-99, Euro-Par 2008 Parallel Processing

Talks

2020

  • Coupling Storage Systems and Self-Describing Data Formats for Global Metadata Management (Michael Kuhn), CSCI 2020, Las Vegas, USA (Virtual), 2020-12-18
  • Converging Storage Technologies Using a Flexible HPC Storage Framework (Michael Kuhn), CHPC National Conference, Virtual, 2020-12-02
  • Improving Energy Efficiency in High Performance Computing by Powering Down Unused Resources (Michael Kuhn), Panel on Energy Data and Adaptive Consumption at ENERGY 2020, Lisbon, Portugal (Virtual), 2020-09-28-2020-10-01
  • Improving Energy Efficiency of Scientific Data Compression with Decision Trees (Michael Kuhn), ENERGY 2020, Lisbon, Portugal (Virtual), 2020-09-28-2020-10-01
  • Coupled Storage System for Efficient Management of Self-Describing Data Formats (CoSEMoS) (Michael Kuhn), ISC High Performance 2020, Frankfurt, Germany (Virtual), 2020-06-23
  • Storage and I/O (Michael Kuhn), Lecture "Hardware Architecture of HPC Systems" at Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany (Virtual), 2020-06-10
  • Spack Package Manager: Introduction and Best Practices (Michael Kuhn), European XFEL, Hamburg, Germany, 2020-03-12

2019

  • Storage and I/O (Michael Kuhn), Lecture "Hardware Architecture of HPC Systems" at Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany, 2019-11-26
  • Spack Community BoF (Todd Gamblin, Gregory Becker, Massimiliano Culpo, Michael Kuhn), Birds of a Feather at ISC High Performance 2019, Frankfurt, Germany, 2019-06-18
  • Managing HPC Software Complexity with Spack (Todd Gamblin, Gregory Becker, Massimiliano Culpo, Michael Kuhn), Tutorial at ISC High Performance 2019, Frankfurt, Germany, 2019-06-16

2018

  • CATO - Compiler assisted source-to-source transformation of OpenMP kernels to utilise distributed memory (Jannek Squar, Michael Blesel, Tim Jammer, Michael Kuhn, Thomas Ludwig), OpenMPCon 2018, Barcelona, Spain, 2018-09-25
  • Data-Intensive High-Performance Computing (Michael Kuhn), Gauß-Allianz Booth at ISC High Performance 2018, Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-06-26
  • Convergence of High Performance Computing and Big Data (Michael Kuhn), DKRZ Tour "Computational Sciences in Engineering", Hamburg, Germany, 2018-05-23

2017

  • High Performance Computing and I/O (Michael Kuhn), PIER Graduate Week 2017, Hamburg, Germany, 2017-10-09
  • Accelerating Storage System Research Through a Common Framework (Michael Kuhn), 6th International LSDMA Symposium, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2017-08-29
  • JULEA: A Flexible Storage Framework for HPC (Michael Kuhn), Workshop on Performance and Scalability of Storage Systems (WOPSSS), Frankfurt, Germany, 2017-06-22
  • High Performance I/O (Michael Kuhn), DKRZ Tour "Computational Sciences in Engineering", Hamburg, Germany, 2017-06-08
  • The Case for a Flexible HPC Storage Framework (Michael Kuhn), Dagstuhl Seminar "Challenges and Opportunities of User-Level File Systems for HPC" (17202), Wadern, Germany, 2017-05-18

2016

  • BigStorage (Michael Kuhn), LSDMA Technical Forum, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2016-10-06
  • Lustre usage and compression at DKRZ (Michael Kuhn), Lustre Administrator and Developer Workshop 2016, Paris, France, 2016-09-21
  • Enhanced Adaptive Compression in Lustre (Michael Kuhn), LSDMA Spring Meeting 2016, Technical Forum, Darmstadt, Germany, 2016-03-09
  • Storage expenses and data reduction techniques (Michael Kuhn), BigStorage Initial Training School, Barcelona, Spain, 2016-03-04
  • Parallel distributed file systems (Michael Kuhn), BigStorage Initial Training School, Barcelona, Spain, 2016-03-03

2015

  • Exploiting Semantical Information for Performance Optimization and Data Reduction (Michael Kuhn), CluStor 2015, Hamburg, Germany, 2015-07-30
  • A Best Practice Analysis of HDF5 and NetCDF-4 Using Lustre (Michael Kuhn), ISC High Performance 2015, Frankfurt, Germany, 2015-07-15
  • Dynamically Adaptable I/O Semantics for High Performance Computing (Michael Kuhn), ISC High Performance 2015, Frankfurt, Germany, 2015-07-14
  • I/O Semantics for Future Storage Systems (Michael Kuhn), 14th HLRS/hww Workshop on Scalable Global Parallel File Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, 2015-04-29

2014

  • Compression By Default – Reducing Total Cost of Ownership of Storage Systems (Michael Kuhn), International Supercomputing Conference 2014, Leipzig, Germany, 2014-06-23
  • Exascale Storage Systems – An Analytical Study of Expenses (Michael Kuhn), CluStor 2014, Hamburg, Germany, 2014-06-19

2013

  • A Semantics-Aware I/O Interface for High Performance Computing (Michael Kuhn), International Supercomputing Conference 2013, Leipzig, Germany, 2013-06-18

2012

  • A Semantics-Aware I/O Interface (Michael Kuhn), HPC Workshop, Leogang, Austria, 2012-02-29
  • Scientific Computing: Performance and Efficiency in Climate Models (Michael Kuhn), PDP 2012, Munich, Germany, 2012-02-17
  • Evaluating the Influence of File System Interfaces and Semantics on I/O Throughput in High Performance Computing (Michael Kuhn), PDP 2012, Munich, Germany, 2012-02-17
  • Simulation-Aided Performance Evaluation of Server-Side Input/Output Optimizations (Michael Kuhn), PDP 2012, Munich, Germany, 2012-02-16

2011

  • Optimizations for Two-Phase Collective I/O (Michael Kuhn), ParCo 2011, Ghent, Belgium, 2011-09-02

2008

  • Directory-Based Metadata Optimizations for Small Files in PVFS (Michael Kuhn), Euro-Par 2008, Gran Canaria, Spain, 2008-08-29

2006

  • File Systems for Mass Storage of Image Data in Bioinformatics (Michael Kuhn, Christian Lohse), CluStor 2006, Heidelberg, Germany, 2006-09-21

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