NERSC Invites Haswell-Based Cray XC40 Into Cori Fold

April 22, 2015

Nearly one year after the Department of Energy inked a $70 million contract for the exascale-relevant Cori system, news of a second, smaller system has come Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Researchers Squeeze Record I/O from Hopper

June 5, 2013

Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Cray squeezed more I/O from the NERSC Cray XE6 "Hopper" supercomputer than ever before in a plasma physics simulation involving more than a trillion particles. The work paved the way for even bigger, exascale HDF5 workloads in the future, and yielded a scientific discovery as a bonus. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Hopper Lights Up the Cosmos

March 25, 2013

Hooper, the Opteron-powered Cray system at NERSC has been tasked with helping scientists on the Planck space telescope project filter ancient light against sensor signals to help astronomers understand the.... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Programming Hopper

August 11, 2011

NERSC director Kathy Yelick shares insights on programming petascale systems like the Hopper system. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

The Weekly Top Five

June 2, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover NERSC's acceptance of its first petascale supercomputer, the potential for magnets to revolutionize computing; NCSA's private sector supercomputer; the official debut of Australia's MASSIVE supercomputer; and PRACE's biggest supercomputing allocation yet. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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