Topic: HPC Architectures

Penguin Computing announced that Corona, a high performance computing cluster delivered to LLNL in 2018, has been upgraded with the newest AMD Radeon Instinct MI60 accelerators.

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The latest TOP500 List of the world's most powerful computers was released at the International Supercomputing Conference for HPC, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19) in Denver.

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Penguin Computing, along with its partners Intel and CoolIT, has shipped LLNL's Linux-based cluster, known as “Magma,” to the Laboratory.

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In the third of three news features, LLNL-developed SCR software will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the HPC leadership-class systems of tomorrow.

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In the second of three news features, LLNL-developed OpenZFS software will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the HPC leadership-class systems of tomorrow.

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In the first of three news features, LLNL-developed Flux software will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the HPC leadership-class systems of tomorrow.

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After years of preparation, LLNL’s upgraded Ares code runs a 98-billion-element simulation on 16,384 GPUs on the Sierra supercomputer.

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Cray, the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project, the DOE labs that will house the nation’s first three exascale supercomputers have established National Exascale Day to be celebrated annually (Oct. 18).

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LLNL's Lori Diachin, deputy director of the DOE's Exascale Computing Project, was one of three authorities on the topic of exascale computing to be interviewed and featured on builtin.com.

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The NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, El Capitan, will have a peak performance of more than 1.5 exaflops (1.5 quintillion calculations per second) and an anticipated delivery in late 2022.

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Supercomputers have always been at the forefront of cooling technologies, with their high-power densities demanding careful attention. An LLNL team is upgrading facilities for exascale supercomputers.

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LLNL is home to several supercomputers, including Sierra, the world's second fastest. PCMag stopped by to find out how these computers handle virtual nuclear weapons tests and weather modeling.

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Next-generation computing systems are projected to surpass the speed of today's supercomputers by 5–10 times. This article explains OpenMP-relevant initiatives under the Exascale Computing Project.

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Users need tools that address the bottlenecks of exascale machines, work seamlessly with the programming models on the target machines, scale to the full size of the machine, provide the necessary automatic analysis capabilities, and be flexible and modular enough to overcome the complexities and changing demands of exascale architectures.

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Highlights include CASC director Jeff Hittinger's vision for the center as well as recent work with PruneJuice DataRaceBench, Caliper, and SUNDIALS.

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Highlights include the HYPRE library, recent data science efforts, the IDEALS project, and the latest on the Exascale Computing Project.

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Computer scientist Maya Gokhale appreciates the unpredictability and rapid pace of change in her chosen field. “You never know where computing is going to go, and that’s what’s exciting about it,” she says.

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