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Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design Center

Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design center By Steve Koppes A supercomputing co-design collaboration involving academia, industry and national labs tackles exascale computing’s monumental challenges. CEED is one of five

U.S. Once Again Leads the Top500 Supercomputer List with ORNL's Summit

For the first time since November 2012, the US claims the most powerful supercomputer in the world. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the home

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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.

Wired Magazine: The US Again has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge National Lab is, unofficially for now, the most powerful calculating machine on the planet.

The New York Times: US Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

For the past five years, China has had the world's speediest computer. But as of Friday, Summit, a machine built in the United States, is taking the lead.

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ECP Software Technology (ST) Capability Assessment Report (CAR)

U.S. Department of Energy Exascale Computing Project (ECP) This ECP Software Technology (ST) Capability Assessment Report (CAR) provides an overview and assessment of current ECP ST capabilities and activities, giving

Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design Center

Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design center By Steve Koppes A supercomputing co-design collaboration involving academia, industry and national labs tackles exascale computing’s monumental challenges. CEED is one of five

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.

Current Efforts with ExaSMR—a Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Application

Early access to the hardware components of the approaching Summit supercomputer reveals the achievable level of performance improvement for ExaSMR’s Monte Carlo radiation transport solver.

New Simulations Break Down Potential Impact of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size

With unprecedented resolution, scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area.

U.S. Once Again Leads the Top500 Supercomputer List with ORNL's Summit

For the first time since November 2012, the US claims the most powerful supercomputer in the world. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the home

Energy Department Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer

From harnessing the power of the atom to sequencing the human genome, the Department of Energy (DOE) has a long history of developing cutting-edge science and technology. One of the fresh challenges DOE has taken on is the use of supercomputers to accelerate cancer research.

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.

Wired Magazine: The US Again has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge National Lab is, unofficially for now, the most powerful calculating machine on the planet.

The New York Times: US Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

For the past five years, China has had the world's speediest computer. But as of Friday, Summit, a machine built in the United States, is taking the lead.

ORNL Launches Summit Supercomputer

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory today unveiled Summit as the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer.

HPCwire: Exascale USA—Continuing to Move Forward

Several important events at the end of May 2018 served to advance the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Initiative for the United States. Among those events was the passage of exascale budgets by both the full House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

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