Installation of Sierra Supercomputer Steams Along at LLNL

November 20, 2017

Sierra, the 125 petaflops (peak) machine based on IBM’s Power9 chip being built at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, sometimes takes a back seat to Summ Read more…

By John Russell

Livermore Computing, Reddit Asked Them Anything

August 10, 2017

In case you missed it, the staff of Livermore Computing (LC) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently fielded some questions from the inter Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

How Lawrence Livermore Is Facing Exascale Power Demands

June 9, 2016

The old adage “you cannot improve what you do not measure" is fresh again in the age of ubiquitous data. When considering the challenges of exascale computing, power is right at the top of the list and the major leadership-class centers want to make sure they're doing everything they can to manage the demands of power today - which can run as high as 10 MW at peak for the largest machines - and in the coming exascale era, when the number could be three times that high. At loads of this magnitude, the largest HPC facilities need to have all the relevant power data within arm's reach. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

$300K Supercomputing Grants up for Grabs for Manufacturers from DOE

February 19, 2016

Come early March, grants worth $300,000 are up for grabs for manufacturers giving year-long access to national lab supercomputing cycles and half the staff hour Read more…

By Doug Black

Pathogens Can’t Hide from Novel HPC Approach

January 21, 2015

In the realm of pathogenic threats, there are the usual suspects – anthrax, botulism, tuberculosis – but in reality there are a whole host of bacterial and Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Minimizing Drug Side Effects with HPC

October 20, 2014

It's an unfortunate side effect of the drug development process that unsafe drugs sometimes slip through the extensive vetting period. So far no magic bullet dr Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

US-UK Supercomputing Centers Join Forces

September 3, 2013

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the US and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in the United Kingdom are combining efforts to help industry stakeholders in both countries leverage supercomputing to accelerate innovation and boost economic competitiveness. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Research Roundup: Virtualization and Low Latency for Global Clouds

June 21, 2013

In this week's hand-picked assortment, researchers consider virtualizing HPC as a Service, low latency on global cloud systems as well as accelerators and surveying the HPC cloud environment as a whole. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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