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Corona supercomputing cluster

AI Gets a Boost via LLNL, SambaNova Collaboration

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LLNL has installed a new AI accelerator into the Corona supercomputer, allowing researchers to run simulations while offloading AI calculations from those simulations to the AI system.
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Video: Build All the Things with Spack

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
LLNL computer scientist and Spack PI Todd Gamblin explains how the package manager works in this video from CppCon (C++ Conference). The video runs 6:53.
exascale day with date of October 18

Celebrate Exascale Computing on October 18

Thursday, October 15, 2020
LLNL will celebrate the second annual Exascale Day on October 18 with the DOE's Exascale Computing Project, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Argonne, and Oak Ridge.
side-by-side comparison of Cerebras wafer next to a GPU

LLNL, ANL and GSK Provide Early Glimpse into Cerebras AI System Performance

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Livermore Computing's CTO Bronis de Supinski discusses the Lab's early work with, and vision for, the Cerebras-Lassen hardware integration.
Corona supercomputer

Corona Supercomputer Gets Funding for COVID-19 Work

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Funding by the CARES Act enabled LLNL and industry partners to more than double the speed of the Corona supercomputing cluster to in excess of 11 petaFLOPS of peak performance.
LLNL scientists use novel methods of in silico microscopy to reveal defects in the crystal lattice (green and red line objects and gray surface objects at the top) while removing all the atoms (yellow balls at the bottom) for clarity

LLNL Team Solves 100-Year-Old Metallurgy Puzzle

Monday, October 5, 2020
To solve a 100-year puzzle in metallurgy about why single crystals show staged hardening while others don’t, LLNL scientists performed atomistic simulations at the limits of supercomputing.
PSAAP logo of the acronym, a scroll, and electron fields

LLNL to provide supercomputing resources to universities selected by NNSA ASC program

Friday, October 2, 2020
LLNL will provide significant computing resources to students and faculty from 9 universities that were newly selected for participation in the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP).
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Open-Source Software Community Welcomes Virtual Internships

Thursday, October 1, 2020
This summer, the Computing Scholar Program welcomed 160 undergraduate and graduate students into virtual internships. The Lab’s open-source community was already primed for student participation.
Interlocked puzzle pieces with Berkeley, Oak Ridge and LLNL logos, one on each piece

Summit on Summit, Sierra, and Perlmutter Hits Second Anniversary

Thursday, September 24, 2020
When it comes to solving complex technical issues for GPU-accelerated supercomputers, the national labs have found that tackling them is “better together”
computer rendering of a human skeleton with vasculature exposed

Video: How Are We Fighting Cancer with 3D Bioprinting?

Monday, September 14, 2020
LLNL pairs 3D-printed human brain vasculature with computational flow simulations to understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels, a step in secondary tumor formation during cancer metastasis.