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Washington Symposium Highlighted Science Enabled by Hybrid Supercomputing

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL, which operates the premier leadership computing facility for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, gathered experts in science, engineering, and computing from around the world to discuss research advances that are now possible with extreme-scale hybrid supercomputers.
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Accelerators Workshop Informs Attendees about Innovative Hardware and Methods

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL and the University of Tennessee’s Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS) hosted a workshop, Electronic Structure Calculation Methods on Accelerators, at ORNL February 5-8 to bring together researchers, computational scientists, and industry developers.
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Major GPU Conference Just Around the Corner

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF users are invited to attend the upcoming GPU Technology Conference (GTC) May 14-17 in San Jose, California.
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ORNL Completes First Phase of Titan Supercomputer Transition

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Jaguar supercomputer has completed the first phase of an upgrade that will keep it among the most powerful scientific computing systems in the world.
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Lustre File System Named A Top Trend

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

Community development of the Lustre file system was named one of HPCwire.com’s most important trends in 2011. This came as no surprise to the computational science community at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
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Computer Scientists Collect Computing Tools for Next-Generation Machines

By  •  9 years ago  •  Technology

With Titan’s arrival, fundamental changes to computer architectures will challenge researchers from every scientific discipline. Members of the OLCF’s Application Performance Tools (APT) group understand the challenge. Their goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible.
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Oak Ridge Computing Facility Donates Eugene System to Argonne

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF cleared some room for next-generation machines on Tuesday, December 13, and simultaneously helped a partner.

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ORNL Maintains Major Presence at Annual Supercomputing Conference

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL was once again a major player at high-performance computing’s (HPC’s) premier conference, SC11, which took place in Seattle, WA from November 12-18.
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OpenSFS Continues Support for Lustre File System at the OLCF

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

The future looks bright for the Lustre parallel file system. In August, OpenSFS and software developer Whamcloud agreed on key improvements to the open-source software system, resulting in a $2.1 million, multi-year contract.
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Video: Titan Overview
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Video: Titan Overview

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

 

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a contract to Cray Inc. to increase the Jaguar supercomputer’s science impact and energy efficiency. The upgrade, which will …
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ORNL, Juniper Networks, and Myricom Demonstrate 100 Gigabit Ethernet at SC11

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Myricom, and Juniper Networks are demonstrating “wide-area” 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100 GbE) between the ORNL and Juniper Networks booths at SC11, the premier international conference on high performance computing. ORNL operates the DOE Office of Science-supported Jaguar supercomputer, America’s fastest open-research system.
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‘Colony’ Software Speeds up High-Performance Computing Processes

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

Supercomputing efficiency shows nearly three-fold increase with new scheduling technique
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Follow ORNL at SC11

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

Once again, the Department of Energy’s premier supercomputing facility will have plenty to offer at SC11 in Seattle, Washington. Drop by the ORNL exhibit to see the latest in scientific visualizations, find out what’s new at the nation’s most powerful computing complex, or hear from a range of experts representing all areas of computational science.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Awards Contract to Cray for ‘Titan’ Supercomputer

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

GPU-accelerated system of at least 10 petaflops to provide exceptional scientific computing

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a contract to Cray Inc. to increase the …
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Say Goodbye to Bottlenecks—ADIOS 1.3 Is Here

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers at ORNL are working to say goodbye to input/output (I/O) problems with their most recent upgrade of the ADIOS.
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As Supercomputers Approach Exascale, Experts Wrestle with Big Data

By  •  10 years ago  •  Technology

In this interview, Galen Shipman, who heads OLCF’s Technology Integration group, discusses the challenges of managing big data.
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