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Posts By OLCF Staff Writer

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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time
5 years ago

Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time

By  •  5 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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Protecting Big Data

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
5 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.
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Titan Gets Computational Company
5 years ago

Titan Gets Computational Company

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.
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OLCF Staff to Win Big at Awards Night

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s James Hack and Ashley Barker will be honored at ORNL’s annual Awards Night in November.
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The Future of Computing and Data Integration

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

Supercomputing experts from around the world used a recent meeting in the Tennessee Smokies to grapple with the challenges of “big data.”
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Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory
5 years ago

Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

General Electric Global Research is using the hybrid CPU/GPU Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to simulate hundreds of millions of water molecules freezing in slow motion.

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Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice
5 years ago

Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Researchers at the GE Global Research Center are modeling freezing water to develop ice-shedding wind turbine blades using Titan.
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ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies
5 years ago

ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Nearly two dozen software tool developers gathered recently at ORNL to boost the integration of the award-winning ADIOS into their technologies.
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Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer
5 years ago

Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research are using the multi-petaflop Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to study the way that ice forms as water droplets come in contact with cold surfaces.
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OLCF Continues Education Leadership with Summer Students
5 years ago

OLCF Continues Education Leadership with Summer Students

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

Nearly 25 student interns from middle school to graduate school got the opportunity this summer to work with OLCF staff and boost their computing skills.
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Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop
5 years ago

Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

With big science, comes big data. Large-scale simulations that drive molecular dynamics, climate, plasma physics, and other research on Titan generate enormous data sets.
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