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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  •  4 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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Seeing Is Believing
4 years ago

Seeing Is Believing

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility upgraded its Jaguar supercomputer to the Cray XK7 CPU/GPU hybrid system known as Titan, the center knew that upgrades to its data analysis and visualization resources were necessary to complement Titan’s more than 20 petaflops of computing power.
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Titan Delivered in 2013

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.

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Collaboration Results in Better Parallel File System Tools

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

DCP has helped OLCF staff move 350 terabytes of data so far on behalf of some users, while other users have independently used dcp to copy much more.
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The Bleeding ‘Edge’ of Fusion Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Titan allows advanced scientific applications to reach unprecedented speeds, enabling scientific breakthroughs faster than ever with only a marginal increase in power consumption.
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OLCF groups work together to evaluate faster data transfer methods

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), users on the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science, Titan, are routinely producing tens or hundreds of terabytes of data, and many predict their needs will multiply significantly in the next 5 years.
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The Need for Speed
4 years ago

The Need for Speed

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

With its hybrid architecture featuring traditional CPUs alongside GPUs, Titan represents a revolutionary paradigm in high-performance computing’s quest to reach the exascale with only marginal increases in power consumption for the world’s leading systems.
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Simulation Shuffles Protons and Electrons

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Titan is allowing scientists to simulate proton-coupled electron transfer at a level that was previously impossible.
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