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Summit

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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Campbell to Receive “40 Under 40” Safety Award
2 years ago

Campbell to Receive “40 Under 40” Safety Award

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

John Campbell, CSP, the safety professional assigned to the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility , will be recognized this week by the National Safety Council as one of its Rising Stars of Safety. Campbell is being named to the 2015 “40 Under 40” class.
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Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources
2 years ago

Oak Ridge Computational Scientist Joins Argonne Reps to Discuss Current, Future LCF Resources

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge and Argonne Leadership Computing Facility representatives teamed up this summer to expose scientists in the UK to high-performance computing research opportunities in the United States.
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Banishing Bad Cache Behavior
3 years ago

Banishing Bad Cache Behavior

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

For OLCF users, managing cache behavior has gotten a little easier thanks to the newly developed tool GLprof.
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OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts CAAR Teams at Two Workshops

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

The OLCF hosted two identical kick-off workshops for members of the new CAAR partnership projects this spring. The second of the two events was held June 2-3.
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OLCF Outreach Projects Garner Awards
3 years ago

OLCF Outreach Projects Garner Awards

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Two outreach efforts of the OLCF have been recognized for excellence and quality.
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OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum
3 years ago

OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

OLCF’s Tjerk Straatsma, recently announced the 13 projects selected for OLCF’s Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) Program during the International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) High-Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum in Norfolk, Virginia lat month.
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Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch
3 years ago

Buddy Bland Named as one of HPCwire’s 2015 People to Watch

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Buddy Bland, project director at the OLCF, has been named one of HPC Wire’s “People to Watch” in 2015. Bland is recognized for his 30-year-career contributions in high-performance computing.
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New Test Bed Helps OLCF Scale Up for Next-Generation Supercomputer
3 years ago

New Test Bed Helps OLCF Scale Up for Next-Generation Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

To make sure Summit is ready for researchers from day one, the OLCF Scientific Computing, Technology Integration, and High-Performance Computing Operations groups are collaborating on a test bed for staff and vendors to help the OLCF prepare for Summit.
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OLCF Emphasizes Importance, Furthers Development of OpenACC Standard
3 years ago

OLCF Emphasizes Importance, Furthers Development of OpenACC Standard

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Jack Wells, OLCF director of science, was recently invited to be the keynote speaker of an OpenACC workshop at the University of Houston.
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OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon
3 years ago

OLCF Hosts First OpenACC Hackathon

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

From October 27 to 31, scientific computing teams from around the world gathered in Knoxville to participate in the OLCF’s inaugural Hackathon, an OpenACC event specifically aimed at scaling scientific applications to run on heterogeneous, high-performance computing systems such as Titan.
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to ORNL. The OLCF’s new hybrid CPU/GPU computing system, Summit, will be delivered in 2018.
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