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OLCF IN THE NEWS

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OLCF groups work together to evaluate faster data transfer methods

By  •  4 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

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

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

By  •  4 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

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

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

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

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

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.
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ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies
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ADIOS Code Sprint: A Race for New Technologies

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Nearly two dozen software tool developers gathered recently at ORNL to boost the integration of the award-winning ADIOS into their technologies.
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ForWarn Researchers Get EVEREST-Sized Look at Woodland Disturbances

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

EVEREST has provided researchers with the Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and their partners a unique view of maps used for detecting and tracking unexpected forest changes and disturbances.
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Supersizing Spider

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The new system will feature 32 petabytes of storage and an aggregate bandwidth of 1TB/second, allowing it to better keep pace with the OLCF’s Titan.
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ADIOS Wins Big

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

A team of researchers led by the OLCF’s Scott Klasky received an R&D 100 Award for the development of the Adaptable I/O System for Big Data, or ADIOS.
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Vampir Takes a Bite Out of Inefficiency as Codes Run on Bigger Supercomputers

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Using Vampir, a team of researchers has analyzed a running application in detail as it executed on all 220,000 CPU processors of Titan’s predecessor, Jaguar.
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Titan Completes Acceptance Testing

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer has completed rigorous acceptance testing to ensure the functionality, performance and stability of the machine, one of the world’s most powerful supercomputing systems for open science.
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