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NCCS’ James Simmons Recognized as Top Lustre Contributor of the Decade
6 days ago

NCCS’ James Simmons Recognized as Top Lustre Contributor of the Decade

By  •  6 days ago  •  People

The National Center for Computational Sciences’ (NCCS’s) James Simmons was recognized by the Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. (OpenSFS) organization at the virtual user meeting on September 9 as the …
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Making room for Frontier
8 months ago

Making room for Frontier

By  •  8 months ago  •  Technology

One of the challenges of cutting-edge equipment at a cutting-edge laboratory is that when a problem arises, the answers are never straightforward.

As the 2021 delivery date for Frontier — …
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New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System
9 months ago

New Year Brings New Directory Structure for OLCF’s High-Performance Storage System

By  •  9 months ago  •  Technology

The High-Performance Storage System (HPSS) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) will soon transition to a project-based directory structure. This may sound like a small change, but for …
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Faces of Summit: Tackling Storage
2 years ago

Faces of Summit: Tackling Storage

By  •  2 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 to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration
4 years ago

OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

With the formation of the Accelerated Data Analytics and Computing (ADAC) institute earlier this year, the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is partnering with supercomputing centers …
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OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users
5 years ago

OLCF Storage Upgrades Paying Off for Users

By  •  5 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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New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe
5 years ago

New RAIT System Keeps Large Data Sets Safe

By  •  5 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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OLCF groups work together to evaluate faster data transfer methods

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), users on the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science, Titan, are routinely producing tens or hundreds of terabytes of data, and many predict their needs will multiply significantly in the next 5 years.
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Protecting Big Data

By  •  7 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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Supersizing Spider

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

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.
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