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Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research
2 months ago

Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

The …
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ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources
3 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Each year, researchers are awarded computing hours at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)—a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge …
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Farewell, Titan
4 months ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be decommissioned on …
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ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day
4 months ago

ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

Last month, the US Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Tech Day 2019 put federal agencies’ emerging technologies on display for the public, highlighting developments in 3D printing, cybersecurity, virtual reality, and …
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On the Verge of Exascale, the World’s Fastest Petascale System Points the Way
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

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

By  •  5 months 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
5 months ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  5 months 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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New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
8 months ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for scientists seeking …
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Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet
9 months ago

Network Enhancement Strengthens Ties Between OLCF, ESnet

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

If data is the lifeblood of a scientific computing center, a resilient network can be the difference between new discoveries and costly service disruptions.

In November 2018, staff at the …
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A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019
9 months ago

A Sneak Peek at 19 Science Simulations for the Summit Supercomputer in 2019

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This month, Summit Early Science Program users are starting to work on some of the world’s toughest science problems on its most powerful supercomputer: the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit system …
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Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance
10 months ago

Ready for Science: Summit Completes System Acceptance

By  •  10 months ago  •  People, Technology

A year-long acceptance process for the 200-petaflop, IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is complete. Acceptance testing ensures that the supercomputer …
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