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Building the Bridge to Exascale
10 months ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev
12 months ago

Ascending to Summit: Announcing Summitdev

By  •  12 months 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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Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries
1 year ago

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Ever since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta invented the first battery out of a stack of copper and zinc disks separated by moistened cardboard, scientists have been searching for better battery …
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CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon
1 year ago

CAAR Team Members Test Compilers for Summit at IBM Hackathon

By  •  1 year ago  •  Technology

As the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) transitions from its current flagship supercomputer, Titan, to its next-generation supercomputer, Summit, staff and users are preparing to get the most out of their …
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OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration
2 years ago

OLCF to Play Key Role in New International Accelerated Computing Collaboration

By  •  2 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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Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond
2 years ago

Summer Interns’ Innovations Benefit OLCF and Beyond

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Every year the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) selects more than 500 students from all over the world to participate in internships within its various …
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Accelerating Codes at University of Delaware Hackathon
2 years ago

Accelerating Codes at University of Delaware Hackathon

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

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.
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Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers
2 years ago

Scientific Computing Group Helps Projects Prepare for Next-Generation Supercomputers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

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.
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On the Road to Summit: More Power
2 years ago

On the Road to Summit: More Power

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Facility enhancements to accommodate Summit, the OLCF’s next leadership-class supercomputer, continue to proceed on schedule.
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HPCwire recognizes OLCF at SC15
2 years ago

HPCwire recognizes OLCF at SC15

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Editors’ choice award highlights OLCF’s role in Summit collaboration
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Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers
2 years ago

Warmer Water to Cool Future OLCF Supercomputers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

A move from cold- to warm-water cooling is projected to lower the OLCF’s cooling costs by more than half, saving nearly a million dollars per year in total operating costs.
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On the Road to Summit
2 years ago

On the Road to Summit

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Following the Summit announcement, OLCF staff have been making infrastructure changes to accommodate Summit. The OLCF has already hit several major milestones on the way to building Summit.
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