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ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio
2 months ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

As home to three top-ranked supercomputers of the last decade, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has become synonymous with scientific computing at the largest …
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Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet
2 months ago

Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

If data is the lifeblood of a scientific computing center, a resilient network can be the difference between new discoveries and costly service disruptions.

In November 2018, staff at the …
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Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance
3 months ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  3 months ago  •  People, Technology

A year-long acceptance process for the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is complete. Acceptance testing ensures that the supercomputer …
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New Storage System Boosts Efficiency to Better Preserve OLCF User Data
4 months ago

New Storage System Boosts Efficiency to Better Preserve OLCF User Data

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

Tape recorders and videocassette tapes may be considered archaic in the entertainment industry, but magnetic tape storage remains one of the most durable, secure, and cost-effective ways to archive big …
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Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles
6 months ago

Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

In pursuit of numerical predictions for exotic particles, researchers are simulating atom-building quark and gluon particles over 70 times faster on Summit, the world’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, than on …
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OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System
8 months ago

OLCF Welcomes Wombat Test System

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

Concocting the next big thing in high-performance computing (HPC) often starts with giving the latest thing a try. In that spirit, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently deployed …
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ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
9 months ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.  – The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, …
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Summit by the Numbers
10 months ago

Summit by the Numbers

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
10 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities
10 months ago

ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

Projects large enough to run on high-performance computing (HPC) resources pack data—and a lot of it. Transferring this data between computational and experimental facilities is a challenging but necessary part …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
1 year ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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OLCF Launches New Website
1 year ago

OLCF Launches New Website

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) website serves not only as the home for news on scientific discovery occurring at the supercomputing center but also as a gateway for …
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