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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
2 weeks ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

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Every year, the OpenACC annual meeting brings together representatives from national laboratories, universities, and other research institutions to exchange information and expand the programming model’s uses in various science domains.


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Simple Summit
2 weeks ago

Simple Summit

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Two high school seniors from L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville spent the summer of 2018 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Simple Summit, …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
2 weeks ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

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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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Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles
1 month ago

Summit Speeds Calculations in the Search for Exotic Particles

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In pursuit of numerical predictions for exotic particles, researchers are simulating atom-building quark and gluon particles over 70 times faster on Summit, the world’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, than on …
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Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated
1 month ago

Faces of Summit: Getting Acclimated

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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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Uncharted Territory
1 month ago

Uncharted Territory

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Ambitious supercomputers attract ambitious users. After debuting as the world’s fastest supercomputer in June, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) 200-petaflop Summit is already demonstrating its utility for solving …
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Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit
2 months ago

Faces of Summit: Creating a Green Summit

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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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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
3 months ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

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Each year, students of all ages and backgrounds intern at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through opportunities offered by the lab and Oak Ridge …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
4 months ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

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Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

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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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Summit by the Numbers
5 months ago

Summit by the Numbers

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The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
5 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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