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Faces of Summit: Tackling Storage
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Tackling Storage

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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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
3 years ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Building a Better Summit

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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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
3 years ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
3 years ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
3 years ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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Conferences Promote Greater Diversity in HPC
3 years ago

Conferences Promote Greater Diversity in HPC

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Professional conferences provide an important platform for sharing expertise with a large audience, exchanging ideas with other organizations, and recruiting potential new employees. In September, staff members of the US …
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Ready for 25 More Years
3 years ago

Ready for 25 More Years

By  •  3 years ago  •  Events

On Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) celebrated 25 years of high-performance computing (HPC). ORNL hosted leaders from government, academia, and industry …
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Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research
3 years ago

Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The chemical neurotransmitter dopamine is critical to sending and receiving signals in the nervous system linked to motor movements, learning, and habit formation, which is why many therapies for drug …
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ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources
3 years ago

ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Each year, projects 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 National Laboratory (ORNL)—are awarded …
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OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts CUDA Workshop for GPU Programming

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The 18,688 NVIDIA Tesla GPU accelerators in Titan, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) flagship supercomputer, can greatly boost code performance. Researchers interested in using Titan, which is capable …
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Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting
3 years ago

Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

While researchers are busy answering big science questions on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members are keeping the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, now …
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3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact
3 years ago

3-D Models Help Scientists Gauge Flood Impact

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Heavy rainfall can cause rivers and drainage systems to overflow or dams to break, leading to flood events that bring damage to property and road systems as well potential loss …
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OLCF Staff Reach Students through Coding Events
3 years ago

OLCF Staff Reach Students through Coding Events

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), recently participated in two …
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Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research
3 years ago

Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The study of the atomic nucleus is important to both the subatomic world of particle physics and hands-on research in the nuclear, chemical, and materials sciences. By simulating nuclei using …
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OLCF Brings Petascale Computing to 2017 APS March Meeting
3 years ago

OLCF Brings Petascale Computing to 2017 APS March Meeting

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

For staff at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), attending computing conferences and meetings is valuable, but sharing at scientific meetings where computing resources can have a direct impact …
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