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Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing
9 months ago

Previewing the New Frontier of High-Performance Computing

By  •  9 months ago  •  People, Science

In the main banquet room of Knoxville, Tennessee’s downtown Hilton Hotel, more than 150 scientists from around the world got their first peek at the exascale computing power that will …
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ORNL Celebrates First National Exascale Day on October 18
10 months ago

ORNL Celebrates First National Exascale Day on October 18

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

On October 18, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will celebrate the first-ever National Exascale Day.

The holiday—an initiative of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) …
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CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
11 months ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In preparation for the Frontier supercomputer, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has selected eight research projects to participate in its Center for Accelerated …
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ORNL Teams Participate in CUG2019
1 year ago

ORNL Teams Participate in CUG2019

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

This year’s Cray User Group meeting, an annual event that gives Cray users from around the world the opportunity to attend conferences and workshops and present papers relating to high-performance …
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No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL
1 year ago

No Scaling Back: DOE, Cray, AMD to Bring Exascale to ORNL

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 7, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a contract with Cray Inc. to build the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which …
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CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System
1 year ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

As details about the Frontier supercomputer emerge, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is seeking partnerships with select applications teams to develop scientific applications …
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A Decade of User Notification Improvements
4 years ago

A Decade of User Notification Improvements

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Over the last decade, the OLCF has improved its notification practices to include more targeted material and additional ways to get the message out.
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OLCF Experts Lead and Learn at Cray User Group Meeting
4 years ago

OLCF Experts Lead and Learn at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility located at ORNL, once …
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Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications
4 years ago

Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff recently published a paper highlighting the lessons learned from the Titan-era CAAR initiative.
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OLCF Delivers New Optimized Job Launching Tool
5 years ago

OLCF Delivers New Optimized Job Launching Tool

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF developed Wraprun, an optimized job launching tool, to assist users of Titan that wish to run ensemble jobs.
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OLCF Upgrades System to CUDA 6.5
5 years ago

OLCF Upgrades System to CUDA 6.5

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF’s recent CUDA upgrade fosters unified memory function that improves memory management between the CPUs and GPUs and also provides the benefit of globally shared data. The upgrade is a true win–win for the OLCF and its users.
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OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference
5 years ago

OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members Veronica Vergara Larrea, Chris Fuson, and Wayne Joubert won an award for best paper at the 2015 Cray User Group Conference last month in Chicago.
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Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing
6 years ago

Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility computer scientists Devesh Tiwari and Saurabh Gupta see laziness—a changed perception that reduces the frequency of application-level checkpoints—as increasingly important in recovering from computer failures on larger and faster machines.
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Titan Gets Computational Company
7 years ago

Titan Gets Computational Company

By  •  7 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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Titan Completes Acceptance Testing

By  •  7 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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ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer

By  •  8 years ago  •  Technology

ORNL has launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of 20 petaflops, by employing a family of processors, called graphics processing units (GPUs), first created for computer gaming.
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