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Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies
3 years ago

Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Representatives from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, and HPC experts from around the world gathered in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from September 2 to 6 to design and discuss scientific requirements and future approaches in preparation for the coming of the exascale era.
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Navigating in a Virtual World
3 years ago

Navigating in a Virtual World

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

James Hack, Director of ORNL’s National Center for Computational Sciences, was the first plenary speaker at at “Living in the Anthropocene: Prospects for Climate, Economics, Health and Security,” a one-day symposium sponsored by Smithsonian’s Grand Challenges Consortia.
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Interns Gain Skills, Experience from Summer at ORNL
3 years ago

Interns Gain Skills, Experience from Summer at ORNL

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

A total of 21 students completed summer internships at the OLCF. Here’s a look into the experiences of a few of this year’s OLCF summer students.
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Supernova Summer School Along the Road to Exascale
3 years ago

Supernova Summer School Along the Road to Exascale

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Bronson Messer shared his knowledge on this subject during the 2014 International Summer School on AstroComputing (ISSAC), held at the University of California’s High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC) in San Diego, from July 21 to August 1.
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Tiny Titan Suits Up for Science on the Hill
3 years ago

Tiny Titan Suits Up for Science on the Hill

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

A team from the OLCF accompanied Tiny Titan to Washington D.C. on September for the inaugural National Lab Day on the Hill.
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HPC Fundamentals Course Offers ORNL Staff an Introduction to Supercomputing
3 years ago

HPC Fundamentals Course Offers ORNL Staff an Introduction to Supercomputing

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The 8-week HPC Fundamentals course covered topics such as the role of HPC in science today, an introduction to UNIX/LINUX, and programming in Fortran.
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OLCF Connects with CSGF Fellows at Annual Program Review
4 years ago

OLCF Connects with CSGF Fellows at Annual Program Review

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

DOE’s CSGF awards 4-year fellowships to graduate students in science and engineering fields that use high-performance computing (HPC) to solve complex problems.
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OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels
4 years ago

OLCF Explores Future of Fossil Fuels

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University hosted its annual Oil and Gas HPC Workshop in Houston, Texas.
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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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Say Hello to Bio

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Bio-IT conference, which took place from April 29 to May 1, hosted more than 2,500 participants from the life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and IT industries representing more than 30 countries.

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Titan Stability Helps Improve User Experience

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Titan’s stability translates into an improved experience for Titan users. Fewer unscheduled outages and node failures reduce job interruptions, allowing jobs to run to completion with fewer restarts.
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Everybody’s Talking About Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF-organized series “Extreme Scale Supercomputing with the Titan Supercomputer,” chaired by Jack Wells, director of science, brought together Titan users in 24 conference sessions amounting to 540 minutes.
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