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The Future of Forecasting
3 years ago

The Future of Forecasting

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts have use Titan to refine their highly lauded weather prediction model in hopes of further understanding their future computational needs for more localized weather forecasts.
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OLCF Team Members Play Key Roles at DOE CSGF Annual Program Review
3 years ago

OLCF Team Members Play Key Roles at DOE CSGF Annual Program Review

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Representatives from the OLCF held prominent roles at CSGF Program Review July 27–30 in Arlington, Virginia.
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Wells Talks Titan Big and Small at ISC ’15
3 years ago

Wells Talks Titan Big and Small at ISC ’15

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Educating the next generation of computing experts was among the topics on the agenda for the 2015 ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Tiny Titan Is Now Accepting Visitors
3 years ago

Tiny Titan Is Now Accepting Visitors

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

Tiny Titan, the portable parallel computer designed for students and the general public by staff at the OLCF, is the subject of a new exhibit at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities
3 years ago

INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The INCITE program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains.
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Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines
3 years ago

Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A group of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored the biological functions of microbial communities with high-performance computing.
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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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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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Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing
3 years ago

Computer Scientists Increase Efficiency Through Lazy Checkpointing

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility computer scientists Devesh Tiwari and Saurabh Gupta see laziness—a changed perception that reduces the frequency of application-level checkpoints—as increasingly important in recovering from computer failures on larger and faster machines.
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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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Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor
4 years ago

Titan proves to be more energy-efficient than its predecessor

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility replaced its Jaguar supercomputer with Titan, not only did it expand its computing speed tenfold, it also saved on the electric bill.
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Everybody’s Talking About Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF-organized series “Extreme Scale Supercomputing with the Titan Supercomputer,” chaired by Jack Wells, director of science, brought together Titan users in 24 conference sessions amounting to 540 minutes.
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