Articles Archive for March 2014
Ricky Kendall, former Group Leader for Scientific Computing and NCCS Chief Computational Scientist, passed away on Tuesday, 18 March 2014. He was 53 years old.
A team from Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia is working to deepen our understanding of quarks, enlisting the help of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer.
When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer to the Cray XK7 CPU/GPU hybrid system known as Titan, the center knew that upgrades to its data analysis and visualization resources were necessary to complement Titan’s more than 20 petaflops of computing power.
Titan user Masako Yamada of GE Global Research has been named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch 2014.
By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.