Topic: HPC Systems and Software

The latest issue of LLNL's Science & Technology Review magazine highlights the work already accomplished with the Sierra supercomputer and what's to come.

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LLNL is home to advanced tech at the high end of compute, networking, and storage. The article includes a video featuring Robin Goldstone, HPC strategist in the Lab's Advanced Technologies Office.

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LLNL can lay claim to housing 4 of the world’s 100 most powerful supercomputers, more than any other institution according to the TOP500 List announced during SC20.

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Ruby, a 6 petaFLOP cluster, will be used for in support of the NNSA’s stockpile stewardship mission, open science, and the search for therapeutic drugs and designer antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.

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The Next Platform's Nicole Hemsoth writes that LLNL's addition of new hardware kept us at the front of the supercomputing news cycle throughout most of the year.

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The scientific computing and networking leadership of 17 DOE national labs will be showcased at SC20, taking place Nov. 9-19 for the first time via a completely virtual format.

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Funded by the CARES Act, LLNL's new computing cluster, Mammoth, will be used to perform genomics analysis, nontraditional simulations, and graph analytics required by scientists working on COVID-19s.

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A team of LLNL computer scientists and a collaborator from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) won the Best Paper Award at the International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) 2020 in September.

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LLNL’s Computing Directorate heads to the 32nd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC20) held virtually on November 9–19. Although the format is different this year, we’re turning out in full force.

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LLNL participates in the 32nd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC20) held virtually on November 9–19, 2020.

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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.

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As group leader and application developer in the NIF Computing Applications Division (NIFC), Jarom has been working on the development and release of VBL++ (Virtual Beamline).

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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When it comes to solving complex technical issues for GPU-accelerated supercomputers, the national labs have found that tackling them is “better together.”

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An interview with Todd Gamblin from the LLNL about the Spack project, discussing his current research project along with his involvement in Spack.

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Computing’s summer hackathon was held virtually on August 6–7 and featured presentations from teams who tested software technologies, expanded project features, or explored new ways of analyzing data.

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Computing’s fourth annual Developer Day was held as a virtual event on July 30 with 8 speakers and 90 participants.

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Members of the leadership team of the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project cover the state of the project on the "Let's Talk Exascale" podcast. Episode 72 runs 1:26:54 and includes a transcript.

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LLNL computer scientist Stephen Herbein discusses the open-source Flux Framework HPC software on this video episode of Next Platform TV. His segment begins at 27:34.

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In this issue featuring LLNL's R&D 100 Award winners from 2019, the versatile Scalable Checkpoint/Restart framework offers more reliable simulation performance.

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In this issue featuring LLNL's R&D 100 Award winners from 2019, software deployment is faster and easier with the Spack package management tool.

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