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Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing
3 years ago

Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility computer scientists Devesh Tiwari and Saurabh Gupta see laziness—a changed perception that reduces the frequency of application-level checkpoints—as increasingly important in recovering from computer failures on larger and faster machines.
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OLCF Staff Streamlines Application Development and Deployment
3 years ago

OLCF Staff Streamlines Application Development and Deployment

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

In October, 2014, a working group at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory received a significant event award for streamlining the process of writing, testing, reviewing, and deploying code.
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OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

From October 27 to 31, scientific computing teams from around the world gathered in Knoxville to participate in the OLCF’s inaugural Hackathon, an OpenACC event specifically aimed at scaling scientific applications to run on heterogeneous, high-performance computing systems such as Titan.
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Staff Awarded for Ground-Breaking Research, Outreach, and Cost Savings
3 years ago

Staff Awarded for Ground-Breaking Research, Outreach, and Cost Savings

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Several OLCF Staff Members were recognized at the November 7 Awards Night Event.
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Two OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award for Innovation Excellence
3 years ago

Two OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award for Innovation Excellence

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Two Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) partners received HPC Innovation Excellence awards from the International Data Corporation (IDC) for their research using OLCF computing resources.
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Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies
3 years ago

Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Representatives from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, and HPC experts from around the world gathered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from September 2 to 6 to design and discuss scientific requirements and future approaches in preparation for the coming of the exascale era.
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Supernova Summer School Along the Road to Exascale
3 years ago

Supernova Summer School Along the Road to Exascale

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Bronson Messer shared his knowledge on this subject during the 2014 International Summer School on AstroComputing (ISSAC), held at the University of California’s High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC) in San Diego, from July 21 to August 1.
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Tiny Titan Suits Up for Science on the Hill
3 years ago

Tiny Titan Suits Up for Science on the Hill

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

A team from the OLCF accompanied Tiny Titan to Washington D.C. on September for the inaugural National Lab Day on the Hill.
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UT students experience supercomputing on Titan
4 years ago

UT students experience supercomputing on Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

A group of graduate students from the University of Tennessee has the unique opportunity to perform research on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan.
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Titan Shines at American Physical Society March Meeting

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

This year’s March Meeting of the American Physical Society featured a focus session on computational materials research proposed and led by ORNL’s Jack Wells.
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Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan
4 years ago

Ramgen Takes Turbomachine Designs for a Supersonic Spin on Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Ramgen Power Systems is using the Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to optimize novel designs based on aerospace shock wave compression technology for gas compression systems, such as carbon dioxide compressors.
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Titan’s Tiny Counterpart Engages, Educates

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff members Robert French, Adam Simpson, Suzanne Parete-Koon, and Anthony DiGirolamo developed Tiny Titan, which is substantially tinier than Titan in size and cost.
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