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Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using Only a Fraction of Its Computing Power
6 months ago

Summit Ranks on Graph500 List Using Only a Fraction of Its Computing Power

By  •  6 months ago  •  Technology

For the first time ever and using only a fraction of its processing power, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) supercomputer has entered the Graph500 ranking, a list published twice …
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OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely
6 months ago

OLCF Staff and Researchers Make a Smooth Transition to Working Remotely

By  •  6 months ago  •  People

When the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) committed its IBM Power System AC922 Summit supercomputer to conducting open research in the fight against COVID-19, it …
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Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium
7 months ago

Summit Joins the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and the Summit supercomputer have joined forces with other U.S. Federal agencies, industry, and academic leaders to provide access to the world’s most powerful high-performance …
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OLCF Offers New Workload Capabilities with Slate Service
7 months ago

OLCF Offers New Workload Capabilities with Slate Service

By  •  7 months ago  •  Technology

The large scientific simulations users at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) run on the center’s IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer almost always require other attendant tasks to fully realize …
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New Job Step Viewer Tool Captures Job Launching on Summit
7 months ago

New Job Step Viewer Tool Captures Job Launching on Summit

By  •  7 months ago  •  Technology

Before computational users launch large scientific jobs on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, they need to understand how they will use the full power …
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ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments
7 months ago

ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Scientists seek to use quantum materials—those that have correlated order at the subatomic level—for electronic devices, quantum computers, and superconductors. Quantum materials owe many of their properties to the physics …
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ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus
8 months ago

ORNL Team Enlists World’s Fastest Supercomputer to Combat the Coronavirus

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM AC922 Summit, to identify 77 small-molecule drug …
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Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows
8 months ago

Rethinking a Century of Fluid Flows

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

In 1922, English meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson published Weather Prediction by Numerical Analysis. This influential work included a few pages devoted to a phenomenological model that described the way that …
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Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling
10 months ago

Metal Alloys for Industrial Applications Benefit from Supercomputer Modeling

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using machine learning and simulations, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have confirmed a relationship between two mechanisms used to explain the ductility properties …
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With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope
11 months ago

With ADIOS, Summit Processes Celestial Data at Scale of Massive Future Telescope

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulating SKA1-Low processing using the world’s biggest supercomputer from ICRAR on Vimeo.

For nearly three decades, scientists and engineers across the globe have worked on the Square Kilometre Array …
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OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka
11 months ago

OLCF Supercharges Supercomputer Analytics with Apache Kafka

By  •  11 months ago  •  Technology

The high-performance computing (HPC) systems at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are about to vault into the “pubsub” era of real-time streaming analytics.

Employing …
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In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network
11 months ago

In the Fight Against Cancer, ORNL and Stony Brook Cancer Center Enlist an Advanced Neural Network

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

When Joel Saltz—chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center at Stony Brook University in New York—visited the US Department of Energy’s …
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OLCF Staffers Among Recipients at Annual DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards
11 months ago

OLCF Staffers Among Recipients at Annual DOE Secretary’s Honor Awards

By  •  11 months ago  •  People

Staff members of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), were recognized with an Achievement Award …
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Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event
11 months ago

Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event

By  •  11 months ago  •  Events

In late October, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2019 hackathon series with an event hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, that …
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Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner
11 months ago

Tiny Transistor Leads to Big Win for ETH Zurich, 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team from ETH Zürich has been awarded the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM’s) Gordon Bell Prize for its work simulating quantum transport—or the transport of electric charge carriers …
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United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing
12 months ago

United States Continues To Lead World In Supercomputing

By  •  12 months ago  •  Featured

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the world’s TOP500 Supercomputers were unveiled, and once again asserted U.S. supremacy in supercomputing. The Summit machine at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory again ranked first in …
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