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Posts By OLCF Staff Writer

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Out with the Old, in with the New

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF has introduced the next generation of data management with Atlas, a new center-wide file system that delivers increased capacity, greater performance, and a new directory structure for OLCF computational users.
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Titan Simulates Earthquake Physics Necessary for Safer Building Design

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.
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ORNL Intern Wins Best Abstract Award at Student Poster Session

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Roisin Langan, an intern at ORNL, spent last summer developing climate models that are better able to predict the variability and extremes of precipitation.
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Researchers recruit Titan to study key molecular switch that controls cell behavior

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.
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Fast Friends
4 years ago

Fast Friends

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry

Partnership brings access to elite supercomputer for cutting-edge fire-protection efforts.
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Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award
4 years ago

Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Four OLCF partners were named winners of IDC’s HPC Innovation Excellence Award for research done on the center’s supercomputing systems.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility receives three HPCwire awards
4 years ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility receives three HPCwire awards

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The OLCF earned three HPCwire awards in HPC for collaborative industrial research projects conducted at ORNL.
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INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects
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INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects for 2014, sharing nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.
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OLCF Lends Expertise for Introducing GPU Accelerator Programming to Popular Linux GCC Compiler

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF is working with Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation company, to bring accelerated computing to a broader audience.
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
4 years ago

Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations
4 years ago

High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF delivered more than 374 million supercomputer core hours to 17 projects through the Department of Energy’s ALCC program—76 million hours more than expected.
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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time
4 years ago

Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A simulation of the internal workings of cells has reached a sustained performance of 20,000 trillion calculations per second, or 20 petaflops, on the Titan supercomputer at ORNL.
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