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Catalyst Supercomputer Collaboration Recognized by HPCWire

Friday, November 21, 2014
LLNL's Catalyst supercomputer and LLNL computer scientist Abhinav Bhatele were recognized with awards at the SC14 supercomputing conference.
Sequoia supercomputer with GRAPH 500 logo

Lawrence Livermore Tops Graph 500

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Lawrence Livermore's Sequoia ranked No. 1 on the Graph 500 list for using new techniques to solve large complex national security problems.

A New Supercomputer on the Rise?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Heading up the pack of new supercomputers currently under construction are two government-funded systems being built by IBM for Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge national laboratories.

Saratoga Speed and Mellanox Technologies Help Lawrence Livermore Lower the Barrier of Entry for Large Scale Graph Analytics

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Computer scientists at LLNL have combined innovative research in graph algorithms and data-intensive runtime systems to achieve world-class results on the Graph500 benchmark.

Next Wave of U.S. Supercomputers Could Break up Race for Fastest

Monday, November 17, 2014
National labs are now collaborating to make the fastest supercomputers, which should enable researchers to model everything from climate change to materials science to nuclear weapons performance.

U.S. to Spend $425 Million on Supercomputers

Friday, November 14, 2014
IBM systems to be installed at Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge national laboratories in 2017 will exploit new technologies in the race to solve tough scientific problems more quickly.

IBM, Nvidia Land $325M Supercomputer Deal

Friday, November 14, 2014
LLNL's new Sierra system, to be delivered in 2017, will encompass relatively new computing trends, including flash-memory storage and graphic processing units.

U.S. to Build Two New World-Class Supercomputers

Friday, November 14, 2014
The speed of Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge's new machines is expected to easily outpace the United States’ current speed champ, Titan at Oak Ridge, which tops out at 27 petaflops.

CORAL Signals New Dawn for Exascale Ambitions

Friday, November 14, 2014
Oak Ridge and Livermore's newly announced IBM supercomputer procurements, to be delivered in 2017, will pack a lot of punch for their size.
A rendering of the Sierra supercomputer.

Lab Announces Agreement with IBM to Deliver Next-Generation Supercomputer

Friday, November 14, 2014
Lawrence Livermore has contracted with IBM to deliver a 150-petaflop supercomputer in 2017 in support of the Lab's stockpile stewardship work.