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OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Team members of the OLCF hosted staff from ALCF, and NERSC for a meeting with high-performance computing vendors late last month to discuss strategies for application readiness and performance portability in preparation for the next generation of supercomputers.
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OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

From October 27 to 31, scientific computing teams from around the world gathered in Knoxville to participate in the OLCF’s inaugural Hackathon, an OpenACC event specifically aimed at scaling scientific applications to run on heterogeneous, high-performance computing systems such as Titan.
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OLCF has Big Presence in the Big Easy at SC14
3 years ago

OLCF has Big Presence in the Big Easy at SC14

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Members of the Oak Ridge Leadership Facility were active participants in this year’s SC14 event.
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to ORNL. The OLCF’s new hybrid CPU/GPU computing system, Summit, will be delivered in 2018.
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Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies
4 years ago

Future HPC Strategies Set in the Smokies

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Navigating in a Virtual World

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Interns Gain Skills, Experience from Summer at ORNL

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Supernova Summer School Along the Road to Exascale

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

Tiny Titan Suits Up for Science on the Hill

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

HPC Fundamentals Course Offers ORNL Staff an Introduction to Supercomputing

By  •  4 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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