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The Road to Exascale
3 days ago

The Road to Exascale

By  •  3 days 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
3 days ago

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

By  •  3 days 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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ATS Seminar Series: Debbie Bard

ATS Seminar Series: Debbie Bard

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The Advanced Technologies Section (ATS) of the National Center for Computational Sciences at ORNL is a world leader in developing and deploying scientific and technical solutions for leadership-class computing environments. …
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Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC
8 months ago

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, World-Leading Supercomputing Project Director, Retires after 40 Years Dedicated to HPC

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, People

“No risk, no reward.” It’s a familiar sentiment in business and entrepreneurial ventures. Risk drives innovation and propels organizations to new heights. It’s certainly familiar to Arthur “Buddy” Bland, former …
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OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award
8 months ago

OLCF’s Buddy Bland Earns DOE Secretary of Energy Exceptional Service Award

By  •  8 months ago  •  People

Arthur “Buddy” Bland of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) was presented the Secretary’s Exceptional Service Award in December for 40 years of exceptional service to the US Department …
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ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects
1 year ago

ALCC Program Awards Nearly 6 Million Summit Node Hours across 31 Projects

By  •  1 year ago  •  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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Cracking the Linux Code with the OLCF’s Ketan Maheshwari
1 year ago

Cracking the Linux Code with the OLCF’s Ketan Maheshwari

By  •  1 year ago  •  People

The Linux operating system is used to run processes both on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Summit—the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer—and on other systems such as …
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Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF
2 years ago

Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Alongside the regular high-performance computing (HPC) resources at supercomputing centers are test beds, small computing clusters that offer HPC experts a chance to explore new architectures before they are considered …
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Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research
2 years ago

Igniting a New Class of Combustion Research

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

ALCC Program Awards 6 Million Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

ORNL Staff Plug into Tech Day

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

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

By  •  2 years 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
2 years ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  2 years ago  •  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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