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ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges
1 year ago

ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Like energetic children, computational scientists need large spaces to play. This play space, however, doesn’t require a large backyard but rather a high-performance computing (HPC) ecosystem capable of accommodating the …
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Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC
1 year ago

Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has helped lead many developments in parallel programming during the operation of its 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, the first of its magnitude to use …
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OLCF Active in New User-Oriented OpenSFS
1 year ago

OLCF Active in New User-Oriented OpenSFS

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

As a longtime Lustre user, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is …
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ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard
1 year ago

ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently partnered with Oracle to test some of the database technology company’s new firmware. Under this collaboration ORNL is using Oracle’s tape drives in …
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CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon
1 year ago

CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship supercomputer, Titan, to its next-generation supercomputer, Summit, staff and users are preparing to get the most out of their …
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A Decade of User Notification Improvements
1 year ago

A Decade of User Notification Improvements

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Over the last decade, the OLCF has improved its notification practices to include more targeted material and additional ways to get the message out.
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ORiGAMI Folds in Open-Source Functionality, Named a Finalist for R&D 100 Awards
2 years ago

ORiGAMI Folds in Open-Source Functionality, Named a Finalist for R&D 100 Awards

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Staff members involved in high-performance computing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) stand at the intersection of many scientific disciplines and try to create …
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OLCF Team Resolves Performance Bottleneck in OpenACC Code
2 years ago

OLCF Team Resolves Performance Bottleneck in OpenACC Code

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

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.
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Data Transfer Service Upgrades to Improve Efficiency and Performance
2 years ago

Data Transfer Service Upgrades to Improve Efficiency and Performance

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Data transfer can be tricky—especially when it involves moving large datasets at a rate of dozens of gigabits per second to and from one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.


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OLCF-Fermilab Collaboration Gives ADIOS a Boost
2 years ago

OLCF-Fermilab Collaboration Gives ADIOS a Boost

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers at US Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories frequently transfer files between experimental and observational facilities, their home institutions, and computational facilities like the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility …
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OLCF Dives into Deep Learning
2 years ago

OLCF Dives into Deep Learning

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Though they sprout from the same family tree, scientific computing and artificial intelligence (AI) make up their own distinct branches of computing. Recent advances in an offshoot of AI called …
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FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference
2 years ago

FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers from commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global want to improve fire protection standards across the country.

The company, which insures one in three Fortune 1000 companies with a …
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