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Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan
4 years ago

Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Researchers simulating high-temperature superconductors has topped 15 petaflops on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer. More importantly, they did it with an algorithm that substantially overcomes two major roadblocks to realistic superconductor modeling.
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
4 years ago

Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations
4 years ago

High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF delivered more than 374 million supercomputer core hours to 17 projects through the Department of Energy’s ALCC program—76 million hours more than expected.
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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time
4 years ago

Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A simulation of the internal workings of cells has reached a sustained performance of 20,000 trillion calculations per second, or 20 petaflops, on the Titan supercomputer at ORNL.
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Protecting Big Data

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
4 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.
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Titan Gets Computational Company

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

Two new computing resources are being installed at the OLCF to enhance the user experience and maximize project outputs.
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Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory
4 years ago

Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

General Electric Global Research is using the hybrid CPU/GPU Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to simulate hundreds of millions of water molecules freezing in slow motion.

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OLCF Continues Education Leadership with Summer Students

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Nearly 25 student interns from middle school to graduate school got the opportunity this summer to work with OLCF staff and boost their computing skills.
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Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop
4 years ago

Users Defeat ‘Data Deluge’ at OLCF’s First Large Data Sets Workshop

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

With big science, comes big data. Large-scale simulations that drive molecular dynamics, climate, plasma physics, and other research on Titan generate enormous data sets.
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Titan’s New Build Attracts Magnetic Systems Research Impossible Until Now

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

ORNL researcher is simulating the magnetic direction and strength—known as the “magnetic moment”— of nickel atoms on one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers for science research, Titan.
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Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems
5 years ago

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility User Update: SmartTruck Systems

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Startup zooms to success improving fuel efficiency of long-haul trucks by more than 10 percent
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