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Posts By Eric Gedenk

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New DDNTool Streamlines OLCF File System Monitoring
6 years ago

New DDNTool Streamlines OLCF File System Monitoring

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Upgrades allow staff to monitor hardware failures and performance data in real-time

Staff members at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are constantly trying to …
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Researchers Mine Information from Next-Generation Subsurface Flow Simulations
6 years ago

Researchers Mine Information from Next-Generation Subsurface Flow Simulations

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Team’s improved models could benefit carbon sequestration, contaminant transport, and oil recovery research
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OLCF Welcomes Whitt, McNally into Leadership Roles
6 years ago

OLCF Welcomes Whitt, McNally into Leadership Roles

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

In August, two new employees joined the management team of the OLCF.
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OLCF Postdoc Collaborates with Researchers to Simulate Magnesium Carbonate
6 years ago

OLCF Postdoc Collaborates with Researchers to Simulate Magnesium Carbonate

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Multi-organization project uses tree growth algorithm to simulate metal oxide cluster behavior 

Postdoctoral researcher Mingyang Chen earned his doctoral degree at the University of Alabama, working closely with …
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Science DMZ Set to Expedite Data In and Out of ORNL
6 years ago

Science DMZ Set to Expedite Data In and Out of ORNL

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers at the OLCF are working to speed up the process of data transfer using a new tool.
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Students Study Computational Nuclear Reactor Modeling at CASL Summer Workshop
6 years ago

Students Study Computational Nuclear Reactor Modeling at CASL Summer Workshop

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

CASL staff created the annual Education Council Summer Student Workshop, which took place at ORNL June 17–19.
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Mastering Magnetic Reconnection
6 years ago

Mastering Magnetic Reconnection

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

For 5 years a team led by William Daughton of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been simulating magnetic reconnection in space using the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer and its predecessor, the Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer. The team’s simulations support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
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OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference
6 years ago

OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members Veronica Vergara Larrea, Chris Fuson, and Wayne Joubert won an award for best paper at the 2015 Cray User Group Conference last month in Chicago.
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Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles
6 years ago

Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to try to get closer to producing sustainable fusion for electricity.
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Storage System Infrastructure Upgrades Improve Performance, Data Security
6 years ago

Storage System Infrastructure Upgrades Improve Performance, Data Security

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF staff have invested heavily in making sure users can access data quickly while also taking steps to keep data safe.
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New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe
6 years ago

New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF’s RAIT system allows incoming data to be striped across four tapes, but it also has an extra tape—called a parity tape—that can allow the data to be reconstructed in the event that a tape is damaged or lost.
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OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference
6 years ago

OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members had a strong presence at one of the world’s premier high-performance computing conferences, the GPU Technology Conference (GTC), hosted by NVIDIA March 17–20
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OLCF Staff Study Possible Temperature Changes to Chilled Water Systems
6 years ago

OLCF Staff Study Possible Temperature Changes to Chilled Water Systems

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

In the spirit of saving energy, the OLCF brought in an engineering team to evaluate how existing supercomputers could be cooled more efficiently.
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Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines
6 years ago

Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A group of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored the biological functions of microbial communities with high-performance computing.
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Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors
6 years ago

Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory wanted to better understand the complex interactions that enable superconductivity and needed one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to help them.
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New Test Harness Keeps OLCF Resources Running Smoothly
6 years ago

New Test Harness Keeps OLCF Resources Running Smoothly

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Staff at ORNL saw a need for more efficient systems testing; through a collaboration of groups at the OLCF, they were able to build a state-of-the-art test harness.

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