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Summit by the Numbers
1 month ago

Summit by the Numbers

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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
1 month ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

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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
2 months ago

ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities

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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’
5 months ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

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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
5 months ago

OLCF Launches New Website

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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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Optimizing Miniapps for Better Portability
6 months ago

Optimizing Miniapps for Better Portability

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When scientists run their scientific applications on massive supercomputers, the last thing they want to worry about is optimizing their codes for new architectures. Computer scientist Sunita Chandrasekaran at the …
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CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator
10 months ago

CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

Smashing particles at near light speed is one thing. Aggregating enough storage and computing power to sort through the aftermath is quite another.

For the former, scientists have the Large …
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OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows
1 year ago

OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows

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Scientific progress increasingly is driven by data—along with the instruments that produce it, the networks that move it, the systems that analyze it, and the servers that host and disseminate …
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OLCF Explores Deep Learning with DGX-1
1 year ago

OLCF Explores Deep Learning with DGX-1

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The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently deployed a new NVIDIA DGX‑1 artificial intelligence supercomputer era offer scientists and researchers opportunities to delve into deep learning technologies with more vigor …
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Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks
1 year ago

Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks

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Deep learning is emerging as a powerful branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural networks to help scientists find connections hidden within big data. But deep learning software packages—such …
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Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit
1 year ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

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Preparing for a new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is a little like preparing for the Olympics. About every 2 to 4 years, computational scientists start …
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Test System Arms OLCF with Experimental Technology
1 year ago

Test System Arms OLCF with Experimental Technology

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is now equipped with ARM1, a new test bed for the ARM architecture and its power-efficient processors.

As an early development system, ARM1 …
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