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ORNL Celebrates First National Exascale Day on October 18
1 year ago

ORNL Celebrates First National Exascale Day on October 18

By  •  1 year 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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ORNL Staff Highlight OpenACC’s Role in HPC at Annual Meeting
1 year ago

ORNL Staff Highlight OpenACC’s Role in HPC at Annual Meeting

By  •  1 year ago  •  Events

OpenMP and OpenACC are widely used directive-based application program interfaces (APIs) that allow computer scientists and engineers to program applications on shared memory and accelerator architectures on high-performance computing (HPC) …
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CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced
1 year ago

CAAR Partnerships for Frontier Announced

By  •  1 year 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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On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way
1 year ago

On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Technology

On May 7, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Frontier exascale supercomputer is slated for delivery in 2021 at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). While researchers who …
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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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Science at Exascale: Tracing the Origins of Matter in Star Explosions
1 year ago

Science at Exascale: Tracing the Origins of Matter in Star Explosions

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns
1 year ago

Science at Exascale: Mapping Climate Patterns

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: Simulating Small Modular Reactor Operations
1 year ago

Science at Exascale: Simulating Small Modular Reactor Operations

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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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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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  2 years 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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As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies
3 years ago

As Exascale Frontier Opens, Science Application Developers Share Pioneering Strategies

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

In November 2015, three colleagues representing the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s three major supercomputing facilities struck up a conversation with a science and technology book publisher …
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Building the Bridge to Exascale
4 years ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies
6 years ago

Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Representatives from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, and HPC experts from around the world gathered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from September 2 to 6 to design and discuss scientific requirements and future approaches in preparation for the coming of the exascale era.
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OLCF in the News

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

The OLCF upped its profile with its involvement in two news stories on major outlets recently.
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Oak Ridge Staff Members Participate in Extreme Computing Workshop

By  •  9 years ago  •  People

Five Oak Ridge National Laboratory staffers presented at the Institute for Nuclear Theory’s (INT’s) workshop, “The Nuclear Physics/Applied Math/Computer Science Interface,” held June 27 through July 1 at the University of Washington.
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