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Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
6 days ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  6 days ago  •  Events, Technology

This is a joint story by OLCF writers Coury Turczyn and Rachel McDowell.

When University of Michigan (UM) professor of aerospace engineering Venkat Raman and his team of graduate students …
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DOE and NOAA Extend Strategic Partnership
6 days ago

DOE and NOAA Extend Strategic Partnership

By  •  6 days ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have formally agreed to renew their strategic partnership to run and manage the National Climate-Computing Research …
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Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF
4 weeks ago

Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Technology

To analyze and process scientific data, researchers often employ Jupyter notebooks, interactive web documents that host snippets of code written in statistical programming languages such as Python (or R or Julia). …
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Building an Exascale-Class Data Center
1 month ago

Building an Exascale-Class Data Center

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Technology

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) new exascale supercomputer, Frontier, completes installation at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 2021, it will debut as a landmark in high-performance computing …
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OLCF Reaches New Heights with Andes Cluster
1 month ago

OLCF Reaches New Heights with Andes Cluster

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

Staff members at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) have replaced the center’s Rhea data analysis cluster with a brand-new AMD-based system dubbed Andes.

For 6 faithful years, Rhea …
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VISTA: ORNL’s Visual Informatics for Science and Technology Advances Lab
1 month ago

VISTA: ORNL’s Visual Informatics for Science and Technology Advances Lab

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate is home to VISTA: ORNL’s Visual Informatics for Science and Technology Advances (VISTA) Lab. The mission of VISTA is to improve domain experts’ ability to explore …
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Data Matters: Scientific Data Management Tool Improves Labeling, Information Sharing for OLCF Researchers
2 months ago

Data Matters: Scientific Data Management Tool Improves Labeling, Information Sharing for OLCF Researchers

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

This story is the fourth in a series called “Data Matters,” a collection of features dedicated to exploring the relevance of data for scientific advancement and exploration at the Oak …
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OLCF to Trial Long-Awaited Fujitsu Processors in Arm-Based Test Bed System
2 months ago

OLCF to Trial Long-Awaited Fujitsu Processors in Arm-Based Test Bed System

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has upgraded its Arm-based test system, Wombat, equipping it with the HPE Apollo 80 system that uses the same processor architecture found in …
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OLCF Launches New User Portal, myOLCF
2 months ago

OLCF Launches New User Portal, myOLCF

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

In the past, users of the supercomputing resources at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) have accessed information about their computing projects through a static portal that provides metrics …
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The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines
3 months ago

The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines

By  •  3 months ago  •  Technology

As head of the High-Performance Computing (HPC) Infrastructure Operations Group in the National Center for Computational Science (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), …
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In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers
3 months ago

In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers

By  •  3 months ago  •  Technology

Computational scientists at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are using the power of NVIDIA GPU computing and BlazingSQL, a new engine for GPU-accelerated queries using the SQL language, …
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‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving
4 months ago

‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

With every new generation of supercomputer that arrives at the nation’s leadership computing facilities also comes an inevitable learning curve as computational scientists get acclimated to unfamiliar systems. Software bugs …
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NASA Team Releases Mars Landing Simulation Data to Encourage New Research into Spacecraft Descent Technologies
4 months ago

NASA Team Releases Mars Landing Simulation Data to Encourage New Research into Spacecraft Descent Technologies

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

Scientists at NASA aim to one day land giant payloads on Mars, but safely descending passengers, flight crew, and other equipment in an atmosphere much thinner than Earth’s poses a …
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Runs on Summit Provided Data for Cray’s New Networking Benchmark
4 months ago

Runs on Summit Provided Data for Cray’s New Networking Benchmark

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

Companies that design the networks that allow compute systems to share information often rely on certain benchmarks to test how well their networks perform.

But the traditional benchmarks that measure …
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Fosters GCC Compiler Development with Mentor Contract
5 months ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility Fosters GCC Compiler Development with Mentor Contract

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

The computational scientists who run codes on the massively powerful supercomputers at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are working on solving some of the world’s most challenging problems. …
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Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration
5 months ago

Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration

By  •  5 months ago  •  Industry, Technology

Revisiting an engine concept first proposed in the 1950s, researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) are conducting trailblazing research that may finally unlock its potential for ultra-high-efficiency propulsion and …
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