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

SC13 in Review: The Week’s Top Newsmakers

November 28, 2013

This year at SC13 we counted over 100 HPC-specific announcements that hit the wires over the course of the week, many of which were from vendors, organizations Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Gordon Bell Prize Bubbles from Sequoia

November 22, 2013

Each year at SC, the ACM hands out one of the most coveted awards, the Gordon Bell Prize. The award, which became a regular feature of SC, began in 1987 and now Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

SC13 Research Highlight: Extreme Scale Plasma Turbulence Simulation

November 16, 2013

As the global energy economy makes the transition from fossil fuels toward cleaner alternatives, fusion becomes an attractive potential solution for satisfying Read more…

By Bei Wang, Stephane Ethier & William Tang

Sequoia Hits Warp Speed

May 6, 2013

Chalk up another win for Sequoia and high-performance computing. The IBM Blue Gene breaks two more records. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Sequoia Goes Core-AZY

March 20, 2013

LLNL researchers have successfully harnessed all 1,572,864 of Sequoia's cores for one impressive simulation. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Stanford Lights Up One Million Sequoia Cores

January 28, 2013

The 20 petaflop, third-generation IBM BlueGene system, Sequoia, may be the number two supercomputer according to the latest TOP500 rankings, but when it comes to max core usage, Sequoia has apparently set a new record. A team of Stanford engineers harnessed one million of Sequoia's nearly 1.6 CPUs in parallel to solve a sophisticated fluid dynamics problem. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Sequoia Supercomputer Pumps Up Heart Research

October 24, 2012

The world's fastest computer has created the fastest computer simulation of the human heart. The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer, a TOP500 chart topper, was built to handle top secret nuclear weapons simulations, but before it goes behind the classified curtain, it is generating sophisticated cardiac simulations. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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