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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories Award Codeplay Software to Further Strengthen SYCL™ Support
2 days ago

Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories Award Codeplay Software to Further Strengthen SYCL™ Support

By  •  2 days ago  •  Technology

LEMONT, IL, and OAK RIDGE, TN, and EDINBURGH, UK, June 17, 2021 –

Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has awarded Codeplay a contract implementing …
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Spock and HIP Seminars Look Forward to Supercomputing’s Near Future
5 days ago

Spock and HIP Seminars Look Forward to Supercomputing’s Near Future

By  •  5 days ago  •  Events, Technology

As the world of high-performance computing (HPC) marches ever closer to entering the exascale era of supercomputers exceeding a billion billion, or 1018, floating point operations per second, anticipation among …
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Pioneering Frontier: Forging a New Compiler
1 week ago

Pioneering Frontier: Forging a New Compiler

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Building a Better Compiler
1 week ago

Building a Better Compiler

By  •  1 week ago  •  Technology

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers from the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) have made significant …
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GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines
1 week ago

GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines

By  •  1 week ago  •  Events, Featured, Industry

High-pressure turbines are complex pieces of engineering and vital components of gas turbines used to propel jet engines. The more efficient these jet engines are, the better the outcomes for …
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2021 User Meeting Set for June
3 weeks ago

2021 User Meeting Set for June

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Events, Featured

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will hold its 17th annual user meeting June …
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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
4 weeks ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

A newly enhanced I/O subsystem will support the nation’s first exascale supercomputer and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy high-performance computing user facility.

The …
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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls
1 month ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing
1 month ago

Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have long been trying to understand the behavior of superconductors, materials that have zero electrical resistance when they reach sufficiently low temperatures. Superconductors might be useful for technologies such …
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Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021
1 month ago

Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021

By  •  1 month ago  •  Events

Experts from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and high-performance computing users from around the world will participate next week in the 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) annual conference.

Lustre, …
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NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework
1 month ago

NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled CITADEL, a new framework of security protocols that will …
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Developing a Data Ecosystem
1 month ago

Developing a Data Ecosystem

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

When J. “Robert” Michael started his new job at the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) last September, …
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Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones
1 month ago

Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars
1 month ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

At the heart of some of the smallest and densest stars in the universe lies nuclear matter that might exist in never-before-observed exotic phases. Neutron stars, which form when the …
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Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost
1 month ago

Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

When users of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) supercomputers want to improve their scientific codes, they employ tools called profilers that determine which pieces of their codes are lacking …
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ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress
1 month ago

ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists use artificial intelligence, or AI, to accelerate the discovery and development of materials for energy and information technologies.

“AI gives scientists …
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