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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.
Leveraging the high-performance computing and data resources provided by the OLCF and CADES, neuroscience researchers are advancing the computational modeling of individual neurons.
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.
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.
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.
New York hackathon reveals bugs, opportunities for improvement
As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship …
Over the last decade, the OLCF has improved its notification practices to include more targeted material and additional ways to get the message out.
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.
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.
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.