OpenACC Expands Community, Reveals Roadmap Details

November 7, 2016

In advance of the SC16 expo in Salt Lake City next week, the OpenACC standards group today welcomed newest member NSSC-Wuxi and highlighted a number of important developments for the directives-based programming standard. Ahead of the announcement, HPCwire spoke with Michael Wolfe, technical director of OpenACC, and Duncan Poole, OpenACC president and director of platform alliances for accelerated computing at Nvidia. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

DOE Supercomputing Aims for 100-200 PFLOPS in 2017

January 16, 2014

In a recent post on Atomic City Underground, Frank Munger examines the progress made by the CORAL project, which HPCwire detailed last year. CORAL – which sta Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

GPUs Speed Early Science Apps

January 6, 2014

Researchers working with the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Titan supercomputer are making the most of the system's hybrid design, which Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Big Rig Redesign Still Going Strong

August 26, 2013

In 2011, South Carolina-based BMI Corp. worked with researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to develop a technology that improves the aerodynamics of long haul tractor trailers, thereby boosting fuel efficiency. Two years later, the company and the partnership are still going strong. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Spider II Emerges to Give ORNL a Big Speed Boost

August 16, 2013

When the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory morphed into Titan in 2012, it delivered a huge increase in computational power. Recently, the ORNL's parallel file system, called Spider, received a similar overhaul, and is in the process of emerging as Spider II. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Debugging at Titan Scale

April 15, 2013

Getting scientific applications to scale across Titan's 300,000 compute cores means there will be bugs. Finding those bugs is where Allinea DDT comes in. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

INCITE Releases Greatest Hits Compilation

August 4, 2011

The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) has been providing a diverse array of researchers with the ability to run petascale simulations on some of the world's top systems. The group behind the effort released a report recently that highlighted some of the successes, offering a case for the power of simulation to advance science, industry and social goals like shifting to clean energy. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Shedding Light on High-Energy Physics

July 20, 2011

Researchers in high-energy physics are gearing up to test theories on Argonne, Oak Ridge iron. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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