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Everybody’s Talking About Titan

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The OLCF-organized series “Extreme Scale Supercomputing with the Titan Supercomputer,” chaired by Jack Wells, director of science, brought together Titan users in 24 conference sessions amounting to 540 minutes.
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World’s Most Powerful Accelerator Comes to Titan with a High-Tech Scheduler

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The PanDA collaboration holds potential benefits for OLCF as well as for ATLAS.
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ORNL Researchers Collaborate to Study Application I/O Behavior

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The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing’s Sudharshan Vazhkudai, working with colleagues at ORNL, North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), has taken a step toward solving a key storage bottleneck.
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Seeing Is Believing
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Seeing Is Believing

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer to the Cray XK7 CPU/GPU hybrid system known as Titan, the center knew that upgrades to its data analysis and visualization resources were necessary to complement Titan’s more than 20 petaflops of computing power.
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Titan Delivered in 2013

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.

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Collaboration Results in Better Parallel File System Tools

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

DCP has helped OLCF staff move 350 terabytes of data so far on behalf of some users, while other users have independently used dcp to copy much more.
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OLCF groups work together to evaluate faster data transfer methods

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), users on the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science, Titan, are routinely producing tens or hundreds of terabytes of data, and many predict their needs will multiply significantly in the next 5 years.
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Out with the Old, in with the New

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The OLCF has introduced the next generation of data management with Atlas, a new center-wide file system that delivers increased capacity, greater performance, and a new directory structure for OLCF computational users.
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The Need for Speed
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The Need for Speed

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

With its hybrid architecture featuring traditional CPUs alongside GPUs, Titan represents a revolutionary paradigm in high-performance computing’s quest to reach the exascale with only marginal increases in power consumption for the world’s leading systems.
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OLCF Lends Expertise for Introducing GPU Accelerator Programming to Popular Linux GCC Compiler

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The OLCF is working with Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation company, to bring accelerated computing to a broader audience.
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Protecting Big Data

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The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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Titan Gets Computational Company
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Titan Gets Computational Company

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Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.
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