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Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks
1 year ago

Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

Deep learning is emerging as a powerful branch of machine learning that uses artificial neural networks to help scientists find connections hidden within big data. But deep learning software packages—such …
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Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit
2 years ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Preparing for a new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is a little like preparing for the Olympics. About every 2 to 4 years, computational scientists start …
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Test System Arms OLCF with Experimental Technology
2 years ago

Test System Arms OLCF with Experimental Technology

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is now equipped with ARM1, a new test bed for the ARM architecture and its power-efficient processors.

As an early development system, ARM1 …
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Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery
2 years ago

Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

To maximize computing power and efficiency, hybrid supercomputers run on multiple types of processors. For computational scientists, the benefit of this arrangement is the potential to accomplish more science in …
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OLCF Staff Develops Digital Object Identifier Framework to Facilitate Open Access to Datasets
2 years ago

OLCF Staff Develops Digital Object Identifier Framework to Facilitate Open Access to Datasets

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Scientists using supercomputing resources at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) often generate large datasets. Although researchers can publish their findings in scientific journals and …
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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
2 years ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Since having partnered with IBM, NVIDIA, and Mellanox in 2014, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been forging the path to its next big supercomputer, Summit, which will feature an …
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ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges
2 years ago

ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

OLCF Active in New User-Oriented OpenSFS

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

A Decade of User Notification Improvements

By  •  2 years 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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