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University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier
6 months ago

University of Delaware Team Tightens up Code for Exascale Computing on Frontier

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

This article was originally written by Tracey Bryant, Senior Director for Research Communications at the University of Delaware.

What’s it like designing an app for the world’s fastest supercomputer, set to come …
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OLCF Reaches New Heights with Andes Cluster
8 months ago

OLCF Reaches New Heights with Andes Cluster

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

Staff members at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) have replaced the center’s Rhea data analysis cluster with a brand-new AMD-based system dubbed Andes.

For 6 faithful years, Rhea …
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Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit
8 months ago

Two Finalists Nominated for Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Work on Summit

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Every year at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), one deserving team is awarded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize to …
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In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers
9 months ago

In a Groundbreaking Move, Summit Joins Forces with BlazingSQL to Speed up Data Query Processing on Supercomputers

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

Computational scientists at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are using the power of NVIDIA GPU computing and BlazingSQL, a new engine for GPU-accelerated queries using the SQL language, …
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‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving
10 months ago

‘Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter’ Hits 2nd Anniversary of Team-Effort Problem-Solving

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

With every new generation of supercomputer that arrives at the nation’s leadership computing facilities also comes an inevitable learning curve as computational scientists get acclimated to unfamiliar systems. Software bugs …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
1 year ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF
2 years ago

Eight Teams Successfully Running on First NVIDIA and Arm Test Bed, Wombat at the OLCF

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Alongside the regular high-performance computing (HPC) resources at supercomputing centers are test beds, small computing clusters that offer HPC experts a chance to explore new architectures before they are considered …
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OLCF Staff Involved in Khronos Effort to Create New Visualization Standard
2 years ago

OLCF Staff Involved in Khronos Effort to Create New Visualization Standard

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

To those outside the high-performance computing community, supercomputers are a mysterious breed. Rows of refrigerator-sized cabinets span the length of an entire room, connected in an ensemble of fiber-optic cables …
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Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event
2 years ago

Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events

In late October, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2019 hackathon series with an event hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, that …
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ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio
2 years ago

ORNL Adds Powerful AI Appliances to Computing Portfolio

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Technology

As home to three top-ranked supercomputers of the last decade, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has become synonymous with scientific computing at the largest …
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Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application
3 years ago

Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
3 years ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
3 years ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched the IBM AC922 Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer, on June 8. Guests present to celebrate …
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Faces of Summit: Serving up Software
3 years ago

Faces of Summit: Serving up Software

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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Faces of Summit: Putting the System to the Test
4 years ago

Faces of Summit: Putting the System to the Test

By  •  4 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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OLCF Staff Explores Future of Accelerated Computing at GPU Technology
4 years ago

OLCF Staff Explores Future of Accelerated Computing at GPU Technology

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members led talks, tutorials, and discussions on the present and future of GPU computing at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) May 8–11 in …
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