Articles Archive for February 2017
OLCF staff members led a workshop January 10–12 to provide CAAR teams with a quickstart guide for using the Summitdev early access system, which features IBM’s POWER processors and NVIDIA’s Pascal GPU–based architecture.
A team led by Sandia’s Joseph Oefelein is studying fuel systems in diesel engines at ORNL to develop new predictive models for transportation systems.
A team led by OLCF user James McClure recently won the best paper award at the 31st annual International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts meeting.
Link to article: https://www.hpcwire.com/2017/02/01/industry-voice-added-u-s-drive-exascale/
Using the Titan supercomputer, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) collaborated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and other institutions to simulate—for the first time—atomic-level magnetic properties in regions of a real nanoparticle based on experimental data. The results have been published in Nature.
The shift from single core to multicore hardware has made finding parallelism in codes more important than ever, but that hasn’t made the task of parallel programming any easier.