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Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling
2 weeks ago

Digging Deep into HPC Power and Cooling

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Technology

Managing a supercomputer requires operators to collect and analyze data generated from the machine itself. This data includes everything from job failure rates to power consumption figures. Researchers at the …
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Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer
4 weeks ago

Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the first episode, Justin Whitt, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands
4 weeks ago

Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Technology

This is the third podcast episode in a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. The guest is Rick Griffin, a veteran electrical engineer who has helped install more …
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Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems
4 weeks ago

Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Exascale Computing Project’s Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the second episode, David Grant, the high-performance computing lead engineer …
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Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe
1 month ago

Team Publishes Massive Dataset Unravelling Details of the Expanding Universe

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Technology

A team led by researchers at the Flatiron Institute and the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian has published the largest amount of data for a publication to date …
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The Road to Exascale
1 month ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

Solving the world’s biggest challenges requires the most sophisticated scientific tools, including fast and powerful supercomputers. That’s why the US Department of Energy (DOE) devotes so many resources to designing …
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Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome
1 month ago

Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

In 2008, the Exascale Study Group (ESG) issued a report, Technology Challenges in Achieving Exascale Systems, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. It concluded that exascale supercomputers faced …
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Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?
2 months ago

Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

Preparing for the nation’s first exascale system, the upcoming HPE Cray EX Frontier system at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been a colossal …
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Benchmarking Mixed-Precision Performance
5 months ago

Benchmarking Mixed-Precision Performance

By  •  5 months ago  •  Technology

Today at ISC High Performance 2021, a European virtual conference for high-performance computing (HPC), the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Summit was ranked as the world’s second-fastest supercomputer in …
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Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories Award Codeplay Software to Further Strengthen SYCL™ Support
6 months ago

Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories Award Codeplay Software to Further Strengthen SYCL™ Support

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

LEMONT, IL, and OAK RIDGE, TN, and EDINBURGH, UK, June 17, 2021 –

Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has awarded Codeplay a contract implementing …
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Spock and HIP Seminars Look Forward to Supercomputing’s Near Future
6 months ago

Spock and HIP Seminars Look Forward to Supercomputing’s Near Future

By  •  6 months ago  •  Events, Technology

As the world of high-performance computing (HPC) marches ever closer to entering the exascale era of supercomputers exceeding a billion billion, or 1018, floating point operations per second, anticipation among …
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Building a Better Compiler
6 months ago

Building a Better Compiler

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers from the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) have made significant …
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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
7 months ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A newly enhanced I/O subsystem will support the nation’s first exascale supercomputer and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy high-performance computing user facility.

The …
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NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework
7 months ago

NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled CITADEL, a new framework of security protocols that will …
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Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond
11 months ago

Rethinking GPU Hackathons for a Pandemic and Beyond

By  •  11 months 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
11 months ago

DOE and NOAA Extend Strategic Partnership

By  •  11 months 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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