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OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role
3 weeks ago

OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  People

Ashley Barker, Operations Section head for the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), is taking on a new role in the procurement and deployment of the next supercomputer system at …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2023
3 weeks ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2023

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science
2 months ago

Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Computational users at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are running scientific codes on Frontier’s architecture in the form of a powerful test system at the OLCF called Crusher.


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Pioneering Frontier: Standing Up Exascale
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Standing Up Exascale

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 was delivered …
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Meet Gina Tourassi, Director of the National Center for Computational Sciences
6 months ago

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

By  •  6 months 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 months 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 months 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
7 months ago

Podcast: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems

By  •  7 months 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
7 months ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  7 months 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
7 months ago

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

By  •  7 months 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
7 months ago

Exascale Day 2021

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured

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
8 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale

By  •  8 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
8 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Packaging a User-Friendly Supercomputer Environment

By  •  8 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?
8 months ago

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

By  •  8 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”
9 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”

By  •  9 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”
10 months ago

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

By  •  10 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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