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Titan

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

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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Titan Simulates Earthquake Physics Necessary for Safer Building Design

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.
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Researchers recruit Titan to study key molecular switch that controls cell behavior

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.
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Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award
4 years ago

Four OLCF Partners Win Major HPC Award

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Four OLCF partners were named winners of IDC’s HPC Innovation Excellence Award for research done on the center’s supercomputing systems.
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INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects
4 years ago

INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects for 2014, sharing nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.
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OLCF Lends Expertise for Introducing GPU Accelerator Programming to Popular Linux GCC Compiler

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF is working with Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation company, to bring accelerated computing to a broader audience.
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