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Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences
6 days ago

Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences

By  •  6 days ago  •  Featured, People

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide …
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Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer
4 weeks ago

Podcast: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the first episode, Justin Whitt, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing …
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Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands
4 weeks ago

Podcast: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Technology

This is the third podcast episode in a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. The guest is Rick Griffin, a veteran electrical engineer who has helped install more …
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Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems
4 weeks ago

Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Exascale Computing Project’s Let’s Talk Exascale Podcast kicked off a series on Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer. In the second episode, David Grant, the high-performance computing lead engineer …
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The Road to Exascale
1 month ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, OLCF History, Technology

Solving the world’s biggest challenges requires the most sophisticated scientific tools, including fast and powerful supercomputers. That’s why the US Department of Energy (DOE) devotes so many resources to designing …
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Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome
1 month ago

Exascale Computing’s Four Biggest Challenges and How They Were Overcome

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

In 2008, the Exascale Study Group (ESG) issued a report, Technology Challenges in Achieving Exascale Systems, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. It concluded that exascale supercomputers faced …
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Exascale Day 2021
1 month ago

Exascale Day 2021

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On October 18, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is celebrating the third National Exascale Day.

The holiday was created in 2019 as an initiative of …
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Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale
2 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale

By  •  2 months 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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Pioneering Frontier: Packaging a User-Friendly Supercomputer Environment
2 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Packaging a User-Friendly Supercomputer Environment

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees behind the construction and operation of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s incoming exascale supercomputer, …
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Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?
2 months ago

Stunning Specs: What’s inside the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer Facility?

By  •  2 months ago  •  Technology

Preparing for the nation’s first exascale system, the upcoming HPE Cray EX Frontier system at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been a colossal …
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Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”
3 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”

By  •  3 months 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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Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”

By  •  4 months 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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Spock and HIP Seminars Look Forward to Supercomputing’s Near Future
6 months ago

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

By  •  6 months 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
6 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Forging a New Compiler

By  •  6 months 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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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
6 months ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  6 months 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
6 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls

By  •  6 months 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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