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ORNL Completes First Phase of Titan Supercomputer Transition

ORNL Completes First Phase of Titan Supercomputer Transition

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Jaguar supercomputer has completed the first phase of an upgrade that will keep it among the most powerful scientific computing systems in the world.
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Chu Visits ORNL

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently made a quick visit to ORNL, where he got a briefing on advanced computer simulations of nuclear energy and even took a turn experiencing the 3D environment of a virtual reactor’s nuclear core.
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Workshop Prepares HPC Users for Titan

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

ORNL is upgrading its Jaguar supercomputer to become Titan, a Cray XK6 that will be capable of 10 to 20 petaflops by early 2013. To prepare users for impending changes to the computer’s architecture, OLCF staff held a series of workshops January 23 through 27.
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Climate Scientists Compute in Concert

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at ORNL are sharing computational resources and expertise to improve the detail and performance of a scientific application code that is the product of one of the world’s largest collaborations of climate researchers.
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Women in Physics Attendees Tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Hai Ah Nam, a computational scientist a the OLCF, and Channa Palmer, ORNL university recruiter, led the SCUWP group through tours of ORNL’s historic Graphite Reactor, Spallation Neutron Source, OLCF, and the Everest Powerwall, a 30-foot screen for scientific visualizations.
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Lustre File System Named A Top Trend

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Community development of the Lustre file system was named one of HPCwire.com’s most important trends in 2011. This came as no surprise to the computational science community at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
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Computer Scientists Collect Computing Tools for Next-Generation Machines

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

With Titan’s arrival, fundamental changes to computer architectures will challenge researchers from every scientific discipline. Members of the OLCF’s Application Performance Tools (APT) group understand the challenge. Their goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible.
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When Worlds Collide

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Homa Karimabadi’s team, in close collaboration with William Daughton at Los Alamos National Laboratory, is currently using the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer to better understand the processes giving rise to space weather.
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