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Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF
11 months ago

Jupyter Has Landed at the OLCF

By  •  11 months 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
12 months ago

Building an Exascale-Class Data Center

By  •  12 months 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
12 months ago

OLCF Reaches New Heights with Andes Cluster

By  •  12 months 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
12 months ago

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

By  •  12 months 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

OLCF Launches New User Portal, myOLCF

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

The Greenest Option: Finding New Homes for Old Machines

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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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Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center
1 year ago

Take a Virtual Tour of ORNL’s Supercomputer Center

By  •  1 year ago  •  OLCF History, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) house some of the world’s fastest high-performance computing resources. Located at the US Department of Energy’s …
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Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using Only a Fraction of Its Computing Power
2 years ago

Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using Only a Fraction of Its Computing Power

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

For the first time ever and using only a fraction of its processing power, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) supercomputer has entered the Graph500 ranking, a list published twice …
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