Articles in the Technology Category

[ Feb 28 2017 - 10:44 am ]

OLCF staff members led a workshop January 10–12 to provide CAAR teams with a quickstart guide for using the Summitdev early access system, which features IBM’s POWER processors and NVIDIA’s Pascal GPU–based architecture.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:56 pm ]

Leveraging the high-performance computing and data resources provided by the OLCF and CADES, neuroscience researchers are advancing the computational modeling of individual neurons.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:55 pm ]

A new version of OpenACC—an application programming interface that integrates accelerators with a host CPU—is due for release in mid-2017. In 2016, OLCF user assistance staff participated in the annual OpenACC standards organization meeting that resulted in a list of features for the new version.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:29 am ]

Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. (OpenSFS), the nonprofit community organization dedicated to Lustre file system technology, recently changed its structure to give users a premier role in the organization. File and Storage System Team Lead Sarp Oral will represent the OLCF on the newly appointed OpenSFS board.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:28 am ]

ORNL recently partnered with Oracle to test some of the database technology company’s new firmware in a collaborative laboratory environment inside the OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System. Oracle is providing five of its enterprise-class tape drives, while ORNL is providing the resources, networking, and manpower for the testing environment.

[ Dec 7 2016 - 8:48 am ]

New York hackathon reveals bugs, opportunities for improvement
As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship …

[ Nov 8 2016 - 9:59 am ]

Over the last decade, the OLCF has improved its notification practices to include more targeted material and additional ways to get the message out.

[ Oct 18 2016 - 8:44 am ]

ORiGAMI, a tool to help doctors discover connections between symptoms, diseases, and drug interactions, was recently made open-source, and is up for an R&D 100 Award.

[ Sep 28 2016 - 8:24 am ]

A team at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility recently addressed a performance bottleneck in one portion of an OLCF user’s application. Because of its efforts, the user’s team saw a sixfold performance improvement in the code.

[ Sep 28 2016 - 8:15 am ]

Staff members at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility are upgrading the center’s data transfer service to increase performance and speed while minimizing the risk of system outages.