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Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning
10 months ago

Annual User Meeting Spotlights Titan, Summit, and Deep Learning

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

One hundred twenty-three Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) users and staff members attended the annual OLCF User Meeting in May to share achievements on Titan, discuss the next big Summit …
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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
1 year ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  1 year 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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Straatsma Named AAAS Fellow in Chemistry
1 year ago

Straatsma Named AAAS Fellow in Chemistry

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

At its core, the aim of science is to explain and understand. Each year, the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elects …
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CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon
1 year ago

CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship supercomputer, Titan, to its next-generation supercomputer, Summit, staff and users are preparing to get the most out of their …
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Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic
2 years ago

Physics Researchers Question Calcium 52’s Magic

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

For decades nuclear physicists have tried to learn more about which elements, or their various isotopes, are “magic.”

This is not to say that they display supernatural powers. Magic atomic …
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Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers
2 years ago

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

In advance of the OLCF’s next-generation supercomputer, Summit, the scientific computing group is continuing the CAAR project to help users prepare to effectively use Summit’s hybrid architecture from the very beginning.
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Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications
2 years ago

Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff recently published a paper highlighting the lessons learned from the Titan-era CAAR initiative.
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OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The OLCF hosted two identical kick-off workshops for members of the new CAAR partnership projects this spring. The second of the two events was held June 2-3.
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OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum
3 years ago

OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

OLCF’s Tjerk Straatsma, recently announced the 13 projects selected for OLCF’s Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) Program during the International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) High-Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum in Norfolk, Virginia lat month.
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OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer
3 years ago

OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness program.
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The Need for Speed
4 years ago

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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