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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award
3 weeks ago

Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  People

 

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the Secretary’s Appreciation Award for …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
3 weeks ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  People

Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
3 weeks ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.  – The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
3 weeks ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched the IBM AC922 Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer, on June 8. Guests present to celebrate …
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Summit by the Numbers
1 month ago

Summit by the Numbers

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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Introducing Summit
1 month ago

Introducing Summit

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured

The biggest problems in science require supercomputers of unprecedented capability. That’s why the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched Summit, a system 8 times more powerful …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
1 month ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  1 month 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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Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
1 month ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
2 months ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
2 months ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  2 months ago  •  Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for users who want to take advantage of accelerated computing is the time required to write and update software. That’s especially true for industrial users, …
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Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition
2 months ago

Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of people working to stand up America’s next top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The next-generation machine …
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ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities
2 months ago

ADIOS and BigData Express Offer New Data Streaming Capabilities

By  •  2 months 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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