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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
2 years ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities
3 years ago

ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Projects large enough to run on high-performance computing (HPC) resources pack data—and a lot of it. Transferring this data between computational and experimental facilities is a challenging but necessary part …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
3 years ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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OLCF Launches New Website
3 years ago

OLCF Launches New Website

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) website serves not only as the home for news on scientific discovery occurring at the supercomputing center but also as a gateway for …
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Optimizing Miniapps for Better Portability
3 years ago

Optimizing Miniapps for Better Portability

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

When scientists run their scientific applications on massive supercomputers, the last thing they want to worry about is optimizing their codes for new architectures. Computer scientist Sunita Chandrasekaran at the …
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CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator
3 years ago

CADES Supplies Resources, Expertise to World’s Most Powerful Accelerator

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Smashing particles at near light speed is one thing. Aggregating enough storage and computing power to sort through the aftermath is quite another.

For the former, scientists have the Large …
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OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows
3 years ago

OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Scientific progress increasingly is driven by data—along with the instruments that produce it, the networks that move it, the systems that analyze it, and the servers that host and disseminate …
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OLCF Explores Deep Learning with DGX-1
3 years ago

OLCF Explores Deep Learning with DGX-1

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently deployed a new NVIDIA DGX‑1 artificial intelligence supercomputer era offer scientists and researchers opportunities to delve into deep learning technologies with more vigor …
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Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks
4 years ago

Containers Provide Access to Deep Learning Frameworks

By  •  4 years 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
4 years ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Test System Arms OLCF with Experimental Technology

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Multitasking Framework Accelerates Scientific Discovery

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

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

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

ORNL Resources Help BigNeuron Tackle Grand Challenges

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC

By  •  4 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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