IDEAS-ECP Helps Ensure the Exascale Software Ecosystem is Optimally Productive and Sustainable

Mike Heroux and Lois McIness discuss the IDEAS (Interoperable Design of Extreme-Scale Application Software) effort for the Exascale Computing Project (ECP).

The Flexible Computational Science Infrastructure (FleCSI) Project: Supporting Multiphysics Application Development

The Flexible Computational Science Infrastructure (FleCSI) project provides a framework to support multiphysics application development. The leader of FleCSI, Ben Bergen of Los Alamos National Laboratory, shares insights about the project on the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

Influencing the Evolution of the MPI Standard for Optimal Exascale Scientific Applications

The Exascale MPI project is directed at affecting the evolution of the de facto programming model for parallel computing, message passing interface, so that optimal exascale scientific applications can be developed. Hear about the project on Let's Talk Exascale.

Exascale Holds the Key to Generating Realistic and Accurate Scenarios of Future Earthquakes

Computer simulation has become an essential and core component of earthquake design for major infrastructure, but researchers need to better understand and quantify future earthquakes. Exascale computing could allow for the realization of such advances. Learn more on Let's Talk Exascale.

ADIOS: Providing a Framework for Scientific Data on Exascale Systems

The ADIOS project—led by Scott Klasky of Oak Ridge National Laboratory—is optimizing I/O on exascale architectures and making itself easily maintainable, sustainable, and extensible, while ensuring its performance and scalability.

Audio Update: Software Technology Research Focus Area

ECP’s Software Technology (ST) research focus area is working on several elements of its Software Development Kit initiative and preparing for the coordinated release of ST products for Q1FY19. Those are two of the topics ST Director Michael Heroux discusses in an audio update.

Audio Update: Application Development Research Focus Area

The status of the testing of ECP applications on the Summit system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the success and impact of the co-design centers are among the subjects of an audio update from Andrew Siegel, director of ECP’s Application Development research focus area.

Audio Update: Hardware and Integration

The US Department of Energy high performance computing laboratories will acquire, install, and operate exascale-class systems. ECP's Hardware and Integration focus area helps the labs and ECP applications and software teams prepare for exascale through mutually beneficial collaborations.

Helping to Make the Development of Scientific Applications Effective and Efficient for Exascale and Beyond

Organizing the Exascale Computing Project's efforts in software development kits, or SDKs, makes the process of developing a capable exascale ecosystem more effective and more efficient. Listen to the Let's Talk Exascale podcast to learn more.

Transforming Combustion Science and Technology with Exascale Simulations

ECP's Combustion-Pele project involves predictive simulation of in-cylinder combustion processes to explore the potential for groundbreaking efficiencies while limiting the formation of pollutants. Combustion-Pele's principal investigator, Jackie Chen, is guest on the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

Getting Ready to Model Molecular Properties at Exascale with NWChemEx

Many of the phenomena in our daily lives are controlled by molecular processes. An example is the performance of automobile engines. Software called NWChem, or Northwest Chem, can tell researchers a lot about fuel combustion and many other molecular systems. Here about NWChemEx for exascale on Let's Talk Exascale.

Harnessing the Power of Exascale for the Long-Term Design and Planning of Urban Systems

ECP's Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems project is applying computing technology and computer models to long-term design and planning issues that pertain to cities.

Developing Communication Software Libraries with Low Operating Overheads to Tap the High Performance of DOE’s Exascale Computers

Scott Baden of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory leads a project directed at providing lightweight communication and global address space support for exascale applications. Learn more about it on the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

Developing a Software Ecosystem for High-Performance Numerical Libraries, and Helping Teams Improve Software Quality

Lois Curfman McInnes of Argonne National Laboratory is guest on the ECP's Let's Talk Exascale podcast to share about the xSDK and IDEAS projects.

Efficiently Using Power and Optimizing Performance of Scientific Applications at Exascale

The Power Steering project within the ECP provides a job-level power management system that can optimize performance under power and/or energy constraints. Tapasya Patki, the project's principal investigator, is guest on the latest Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

ECP Co-Design Center Looks at Particle-Based Applications for Exascale

Tim Germann of Los Alamos National Laboratory leads the ECP’s Co-Design Center for Particle Applications (COPA). He discusses COPA in the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

Pushing MPI and Open MPI to Exascale

David Bernholdt of Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides an inside view of the Open MPI for Exascale project in the next ECP podcast episode.

Addressing Fault Tolerance and Providing Data Reduction at Exascale

Franck Cappello of Argonne National Laboratory leads two ECP projects, VeloC and EZ, and discusses them in the ECP's podcast, Let's Talk Exascale.

Delivering Efficient Parallel I/O with HDF5 on Exascale Computing Systems

Suren Byna of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Quincey Koziol of the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center share insights about the ExaHDF5 project in the ECP podcast.

Picking the Best Set of Proxy Apps to Represent ECP Applications

The Proxy Apps project is curating a collection of proxy apps that will represent the real applications of importance to the ECP. The project's principal investigator, David Richards of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is in the latest ECP podcast episode.

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