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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
12 months ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

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Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated
1 year ago

Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Preaching pbdR
1 year ago

Preaching pbdR

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Since bursting onto the scene in the early ’90s, high-performance computing (HPC) has become the most productive method for exploring ambitious problems in science that require substantial computational power. Yet …
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Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit
1 year ago

Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
1 year ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

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The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently provided introductory training in high-performance computing (HPC) and access to the facility’s Titan supercomputer to some of the nation’s top doctoral students …
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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
1 year ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

Each year, students of all ages and backgrounds intern at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through opportunities offered by the lab and Oak Ridge …
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Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation
1 year ago

Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation

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Last month staff members at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), facilitated a …
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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
1 year ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon
1 year ago

International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon

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Six teams from around the world recently convened in Australia for the country’s inaugural OLCF GPU hackathon, organized by the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Throughout the 5-day event, high-performance computing (HPC) …
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Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award
1 year ago

Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

 

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the Secretary’s Appreciation Award for …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
1 year ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

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Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
1 year ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched the IBM AC922 Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer, on June 8. Guests present to celebrate …
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