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ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard
1 year ago

ORNL–Oracle Collaboration Offers Data Safeguard

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently partnered with Oracle to test some of the database technology company’s new firmware. Under this collaboration ORNL is using Oracle’s tape drives in …
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Data Transfer Service Upgrades to Improve Efficiency and Performance
2 years ago

Data Transfer Service Upgrades to Improve Efficiency and Performance

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Data transfer can be tricky—especially when it involves moving large datasets at a rate of dozens of gigabits per second to and from one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.


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OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users
2 years ago

OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Ongoing upgrades to the OLCF’s data storage services are expanding users’ opportunities to extract science from large datasets.
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Storage System Infrastructure Upgrades Improve Performance, Data Security
3 years ago

Storage System Infrastructure Upgrades Improve Performance, Data Security

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF staff have invested heavily in making sure users can access data quickly while also taking steps to keep data safe.
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New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe
3 years ago

New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF’s RAIT system allows incoming data to be striped across four tapes, but it also has an extra tape—called a parity tape—that can allow the data to be reconstructed in the event that a tape is damaged or lost.
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New Tool to Help Verify Integrity of Archival Data Holdings
3 years ago

New Tool to Help Verify Integrity of Archival Data Holdings

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

A new data quality assurance tool developed by the Technology Integration Group at the OLCF will help protect that data by validating the integrity of the High Performance Storage System (HPSS) archive.
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Protecting Big Data

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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ORNL Experts Work to Manage Big Data from Climate Science

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

HPCwire sat down with Galen Shipman to discuss strategies for coping with the “3 Vs”—variety, velocity, and volume—of the big data that climate science generates.
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