Jack Wells, OLCF director of science, was recently invited to be the keynote speaker of an OpenACC workshop at the University of Houston.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the Oak Ridge Leadership Facility were active participants in this year’s SC14 event.
Several OLCF Staff Members were recognized at the November 7 Awards Night Event.
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.
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.
A total of 21 students completed summer internships at the OLCF. Here’s a look into the experiences of a few of this year’s OLCF summer students.
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.