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Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF
2 weeks ago

Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Technology

Alongside the regular high-performance computing (HPC) resources at supercomputing centers are test beds, small computing clusters that offer HPC experts a chance to explore new architectures before they are considered …
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OLCF Staff Involved in Khronos Effort to Create New Visualization Standard
2 weeks ago

OLCF Staff Involved in Khronos Effort to Create New Visualization Standard

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Technology

To those outside the high-performance computing community, supercomputers are a mysterious breed. Rows of refrigerator-sized cabinets span the length of an entire room, connected in an ensemble of fiber-optic cables …
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New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System
4 weeks ago

New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Technology

The High-Performance Storage System (HPSS) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) will soon transition to a project-based directory structure. This may sound like a small change, but for …
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OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka
1 month ago

OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

The high-performance computing (HPC) systems at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are about to vault into the “pubsub” era of real-time streaming analytics.

Employing …
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OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant
6 months ago

OLCF and Tech Company Providentia Worldwide Build Intelligence System for Supercomputer Cooling Plant

By  •  6 months ago  •  People, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and technology consulting company Providentia Worldwide LLC recently collaborated to develop an intelligence system that combines real-time updates from the IBM AC922 Summit …
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Farewell, Titan
7 months ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be decommissioned on …
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TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit
8 months ago

TechInt Develops New Solutions for Storage on Summit

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

The computational users running scientific codes on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer are generating more data than ever. To handle this data explosion, …
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On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way
9 months ago

On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

On May 7, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Frontier exascale supercomputer is slated for delivery in 2021 at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). While researchers who …
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ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio
12 months ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  12 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
1 year ago

Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

New Storage System Boosts Efficiency to Better Preserve OLCF User Data

By  •  1 year 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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