Topic: HPC Systems and Software

UCLA's Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics hosted LLNL's Erik Draeger for a talk about the challenges and possibilities of exascale computing.

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“I am delighted to be recognized by HPCwire,” Quinn said. “I feel the recognition has as much to do with the stature of Livermore Computing as the opportunity I’ve had to contribute. "

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LLNL’s archives provide a glimpse into the career and contributions of a computing pioneer.

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This year, the DOE honored 44 teams including LLNL's Exascale Computing Facility Modernization Project team for significant power and cooling upgrades to support upcoming exascale supercomputers.

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LLNL's popular lecture series, “Science on Saturday,” runs February 4–25. The February 18 lecture is titled "Supersizing Computing: 70 Years of HPC."

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Computer scientist Johannes Doerfert was recognized as a 2023 BSSw fellow. He plans to use the funding to create videos about best practices for interacting with compilers.

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A multidecade, multi-laboratory collaboration evolves scalable long-term data storage and retrieval solutions to survive the march of time.

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High performance computing was key to the December 5 breakthrough at the National Ignition Facility.

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Two supercomputers powered the research of hundreds of scientists at Livermore’s NNSA National Ignition Facility, which recently achieved ignition.

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ASC’s Advanced Memory Technology research projects are developing technologies that will impact future computer system architectures for complex modeling and simulation workloads.

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LLNL is home to the world’s largest Spectra TFinityTM system, which offers the speed, agility, and capacity required to take LLNL into the exascale era.

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The 2022 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC22) returned to Dallas as a large contingent of LLNL staff participated in sessions, panels, paper presentations and workshops centered around HPC.

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As Computing’s sixth Fernbach Fellow, postdoctoral researcher Chen Wang will work on a new I/O programming paradigm and improve HPC storage consistency models under the mentorship of Kathryn Mohror.

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Science & Technology Review highlights the Exascale Computing Facility Modernization project that delivered the infrastructure required to bring exascale computing online in 2023.

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The latest issue of Science & Technology Review highlights the R&D 100 award–winning Flux software framework.

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This 2021 R&D 100 award-winning software solves data center bottlenecks by enabling resource types, schedulers, and framework services to be deployed as data centers evolve.

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An LLNL Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Todd Gamblin leads the Spack project, an open-source package manager with a rapidly growing global community that has changed the way people use HPC software.

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The Exascale Computing Project has compiled a playlist of videos from multiple national labs to highlight the impacts of exascale computing.

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While LLNL awaits the arrival of El Capitan, physicists and computer scientists running scientific applications on testbeds are getting a taste of what to expect.

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Employees gathered for the Lab’s first-ever Employee Engagement Day, held Oct. 11. The event featured food, drink, informative displays, historical films and more.

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Climate change can bring not only heat, but also increased humidity, reducing the efficiency of the evaporative coolers many HPC centers rely on.

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Preparing the Livermore Computing Center for El Capitan and the exascale era of supercomputers required an entirely new way of thinking about the facility’s mechanical and electrical capabilities.

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