Articles tagged with: Spider

[ May 5 2015 - 8:53 am ]

OLCF staff have invested heavily in making sure users can access data quickly while also taking steps to keep data safe.

[ Feb 10 2015 - 10:00 am ]

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.

[ Jan 2 2014 - 9:00 am ]

With its hybrid architecture featuring traditional CPUs alongside GPUs, Titan represents a revolutionary paradigm in high-performance computing’s quest to reach the exascale with only marginal increases in power consumption for the world’s leading systems.

[ Nov 1 2013 - 6:04 pm ]

Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.

[ Sep 5 2013 - 4:28 pm ]

Nearly 25 student interns from middle school to graduate school got the opportunity this summer to work with OLCF staff and boost their computing skills.

[ Aug 14 2013 - 5:48 pm ]

The new system will feature 32 petabytes of storage and an aggregate bandwidth of 1TB/second, allowing it to better keep pace with the OLCF’s Titan.

[ Sep 17 2012 - 10:08 am ]

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.

[ Feb 6 2012 - 10:44 am ]

Community development of the Lustre file system was named one of’s most important trends in 2011. This came as no surprise to the computational science community at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

[ Dec 1 2011 - 6:03 pm ]

The future looks bright for the Lustre parallel file system. In August, OpenSFS and software developer Whamcloud agreed on key improvements to the open-source software system, resulting in a $2.1 million, multi-year contract.

[ Jul 16 2011 - 12:44 pm ]

In this interview, Galen Shipman, who heads OLCF’s Technology Integration group, discusses the challenges of managing big data.