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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
4 years ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Since having partnered with IBM, NVIDIA, and Mellanox in 2014, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been forging the path to its next big supercomputer, Summit, which will feature an …
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Jefferson Lab–NVIDIA Collaboration Uses Titan to Boost Subatomic Particle Research
4 years ago

Jefferson Lab–NVIDIA Collaboration Uses Titan to Boost Subatomic Particle Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Scientists are only beginning to understand the laws that govern the atomic world.

Before the 1950s the electrons, neutrons, and protons comprising atoms were the smallest confirmed units of matter. …
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At GPU Technology Conference, OLCF Staff Teach Best Practices for Portability, OpenACC
5 years ago

At GPU Technology Conference, OLCF Staff Teach Best Practices for Portability, OpenACC

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

During the four-day GPU Technology Conference, OLCF user support specialist led efforts to train users for Titan and prepare applications for Summit, the OLCF’s next supercomputer, set to be delivering science in 2018.
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Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications
5 years ago

Staff Report Successes, Lessons from Titan-Era Early Applications

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff recently published a paper highlighting the lessons learned from the Titan-era CAAR initiative.
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Retrofitting Rhea
6 years ago

Retrofitting Rhea

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Prompted by the annual user survey, OLCF’s Rhea received an upgrade this fall. In two phases, OLCF staff doubled Rhea’s amount of RAM per node and added GPU nodes.
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OLCF Upgrades System to CUDA 6.5
6 years ago

OLCF Upgrades System to CUDA 6.5

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF’s recent CUDA upgrade fosters unified memory function that improves memory management between the CPUs and GPUs and also provides the benefit of globally shared data. The upgrade is a true win–win for the OLCF and its users.
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OLCF Users Talk Latest Science, Elect OUG Board Members during Annual Meeting
6 years ago

OLCF Users Talk Latest Science, Elect OUG Board Members during Annual Meeting

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

New and long-time Titan users attended the annual Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Meeting in June to learn about, share, and discuss the most recent science OLCF users are conducting on Titan.
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OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops
6 years ago

OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

The OLCF hosted two identical kick-off workshops for members of the new CAAR partnership projects this spring. The second of the two events was held June 2-3.
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The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway
6 years ago

The First Round of 2015 Hackathons Gets Underway

By  •  6 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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OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer
6 years ago

OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness program.
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OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations
6 years ago

OLCF User Earns NVIDIA Award for GPU-accelerated Earthquake Simulations

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), led by computational scientist Yifeng Cui, was awarded NVIDIA’s 2015 Global Impact Award for its work developing a GPU-accelerated code that simulates high-frequency earthquakes.
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OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference
6 years ago

OLCF Well Represented at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

OLCF staff members had a strong presence at one of the world’s premier high-performance computing conferences, the GPU Technology Conference (GTC), hosted by NVIDIA March 17–20
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  6 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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Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor
7 years ago

Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility replaced its Jaguar supercomputer with Titan, not only did it expand its computing speed tenfold, it also saved on the electric bill.
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Everybody’s Talking About Titan

By  •  7 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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Seeing Is Believing
7 years ago

Seeing Is Believing

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer to the Cray XK7 CPU/GPU hybrid system known as Titan, the center knew that upgrades to its data analysis and visualization resources were necessary to complement Titan’s more than 20 petaflops of computing power.
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