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Code Speedup Strengthens Researchers’ Grasp of Neutrons
3 years ago

Code Speedup Strengthens Researchers’ Grasp of Neutrons

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A team led by James Vary of Iowa State University leveraged Titan to simulate clusters of neutrons called “neutron drops” to understand their properties better.
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Banishing Bad Cache Behavior
3 years ago

Banishing Bad Cache Behavior

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

For OLCF users, managing cache behavior has gotten a little easier thanks to the newly developed tool GLprof.
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OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum
3 years ago

OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

OLCF’s Tjerk Straatsma, recently announced the 13 projects selected for OLCF’s Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) Program during the International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) High-Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum in Norfolk, Virginia lat month.
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OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference
3 years ago

OLCF Helps Lead Cray User Group Conference

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members Veronica Vergara Larrea, Chris Fuson, and Wayne Joubert won an award for best paper at the 2015 Cray User Group Conference last month in Chicago.
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The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway
3 years ago

The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Organizers from the OLCF, the University of Illinois Coordinated Science Laboratory and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NVIDIA, and The Portland Group gathered last month for the next round of applications acceleration programming.
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Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch
4 years ago

Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Buddy Bland, project director at the OLCF, has been named one of HPC Wire’s “People to Watch” in 2015. Bland is recognized for his 30-year-career contributions in high-performance computing.
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New Test Harness Keeps OLCF Resources Running Smoothly
4 years ago

New Test Harness Keeps OLCF Resources Running Smoothly

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Staff at ORNL saw a need for more efficient systems testing; through a collaboration of groups at the OLCF, they were able to build a state-of-the-art test harness.

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OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC
4 years ago

OLCF Hosts Portability Meeting with ALCF, NERSC

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon

By  •  4 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
4 years ago

OLCF has Big Presence in the Big Easy at SC14

By  •  4 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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