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OLCF Provides Leadership, Expertise for Dresden GPU Hackathon
2 years ago

OLCF Provides Leadership, Expertise for Dresden GPU Hackathon

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Building on the success of the previous five sessions, the Dresden GPU hackathon—co-sponsored by the OLCF—welcomed 34 attendees on six teams.
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Finding New Ways to Optimize Old Codes
2 years ago

Finding New Ways to Optimize Old Codes

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

A team led by OLCF’s Christos Kartsaklis has built a tool to help users to extract enough parallelism from their existing programs to take advantage of additional computational power.
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OLCF Team Members Play Key Roles at DOE CSGF Annual Program Review
3 years ago

OLCF Team Members Play Key Roles at DOE CSGF Annual Program Review

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Representatives from the OLCF held prominent roles at CSGF Program Review July 27–30 in Arlington, Virginia.
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OLCF Users Talk Latest Science, Elect OUG Board Members during Annual Meeting
3 years ago

OLCF Users Talk Latest Science, Elect OUG Board Members during Annual Meeting

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

New and long-time Titan users attended the annual Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Meeting in June to learn about, share, and discuss the most recent science OLCF users are conducting on Titan.
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The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway
3 years ago

The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Organizers from the OLCF, the University of Illinois Coordinated Science Laboratory and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NVIDIA, and The Portland Group gathered last month for the next round of applications acceleration programming.
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OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations
3 years ago

OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), led by computational scientist Yifeng Cui, was awarded NVIDIA’s 2015 Global Impact Award for its work developing a GPU-accelerated code that simulates high-frequency earthquakes.
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OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference
3 years ago

OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members had a strong presence at one of the world’s premier high-performance computing conferences, the GPU Technology Conference (GTC), hosted by NVIDIA March 17–20
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OLCF Emphasizes Importance, Furthers Development of OpenACC Standard
3 years ago

OLCF Emphasizes Importance, Furthers Development of OpenACC Standard

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Jack Wells, OLCF director of science, was recently invited to be the keynote speaker of an OpenACC workshop at the University of Houston.
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to ORNL. The OLCF’s new hybrid CPU/GPU computing system, Summit, will be delivered in 2018.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research
4 years ago

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has turned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and America’s fastest supercomputer to simulate microscopic processes that can threaten product performance and stability.
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Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor
4 years ago

Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility replaced its Jaguar supercomputer with Titan, not only did it expand its computing speed tenfold, it also saved on the electric bill.
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Wells meets AAS

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The OLCF’s Jack Wells was an invited speaker at the American Astronomical Society’s (AAS’s) Exascale Radio Astronomy conference from March 30 to April 4 in Monterrey, CA, where he detailed recent advances in computational astrophysics on Department of Energy supercomputing systems such as Titan.
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