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Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
2 years ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes
2 years ago

Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Uncharted Territory
2 years ago

Uncharted Territory

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Ambitious supercomputers attract ambitious users. After debuting as the world’s fastest supercomputer in June, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit is already demonstrating its utility for solving …
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SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation
2 years ago

SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Long-haul tractor trailers, often referred to as “18-wheelers,” transport everything from household goods to supermarket foodstuffs across the United States every year. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, these …
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Preaching pbdR
2 years ago

Preaching pbdR

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Since bursting onto the scene in the early ’90s, high-performance computing (HPC) has become the most productive method for exploring ambitious problems in science that require substantial computational power. Yet …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
2 years ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently provided introductory training in high-performance computing (HPC) and access to the facility’s Titan supercomputer to some of the nation’s top doctoral students …
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ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF
2 years ago

ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Every year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) provides scientists with time on world-class computational resources across the country through the ASCR Leadership …
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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
2 years ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
2 years ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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Summit by the Numbers
2 years ago

Summit by the Numbers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Succeeding by Leading

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
2 years ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Preparing to Launch

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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