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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff discussed OLCF resources that could be leveraged for ECP research and development, including the facility’s next flagship supercomputer, Summit, expected to go online in 2018.
While upgrading chemistry applications in the pre-Summit development environment known as Summitdev, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff fixed an unexpected bottleneck in a key tensor algebra library, boosting performance by as much as 10 times.
OLCF staff members led a workshop January 10–12 to provide CAAR teams with a quickstart guide for using the Summitdev early access system, which features IBM’s POWER processors and NVIDIA’s Pascal GPU–based architecture.
A team led by the California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech’s) Thomas Miller used the OLCF’s Titan to identify potential electrolyte materials and predict which ones could enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries.
New York hackathon reveals bugs, opportunities for improvement
As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship …
Held from November 13–18 in Salt Lake City, Utah, SC16 gave OLCF staff members the opportunity to share their work and knowledge with the HPC community.
With the formation of the ADAC institute earlier this year, ORNL is partnering with supercomputing centers in Japan and Switzerland to work toward common goals, share expertise, and identify promising pathways for future high-performance computing systems.
This summer the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility brought in 29 students whose backgrounds range from computer architecture, to mathematics and statistics, to artificial intelligence.
The University of Delaware hosted this year’s second OLCF-involved hackathon, where programmers from national laboratories, universities, and vendors gather to share application GPU portability expertise and learn how to program for a hybrid CPU–GPU machine like the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer.
In advance of the OLCF’s next-generation supercomputer, Summit, the scientific computing group is continuing the CAAR project to help users prepare to effectively use Summit’s hybrid architecture from the very beginning.