Topic: Open-Source Software

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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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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This video describes MFEM (Modular Finite Element Methods), an open-source software library that provides advanced mathematical algorithms for use by scientific applications.

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The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations recently released MFEM v4.1, which introduces features important for the nation’s first exascale supercomputers. LLNL's Tzanio Kolev explains.

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Elaine Raybourn interviews LLNL's Todd Gamblin about the Spack project's experience working remotely.

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The Maestro Workflow Conductor is a lightweight, open-source Python tool that can launch multi-step software simulation workflows in a clear, concise, consistent, and repeatable manner.

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The Exascale Computing Project's Let's Talk Exascale podcast has a new episode featuring LLNL's Todd Gamblin, who talks about the package manager Spack. Episode 67 runs 5:54 and includes a transcript.

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At SC19, there were Spack events each day of the conference. Spack is an open-source scientific software package manager for HPC environments, MacOS, and Linux platforms.

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Three LLNL teams, including the Spack package manager, netted regional awards for technology transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) last week.

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Of the Lab's four R&D 100 Award winners for 2019, two are open-source software projects: SCR and Spack.

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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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FGPU provides code examples that port FORTRAN codes to run on IBM OpenPOWER platforms like LLNL's Sierra supercomputer.

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LLNL's Ian Lee discusses the importance of open-source software and cloud computing for HPC centers and government agencies.

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Livermore’s hypre library of solvers makes larger, more detailed simulations possible by solving problems faster than ever before. It offers one of the most comprehensive suites of scalable parallel linear solvers available for large-scale scientific simulation.

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An LLNL-authored blog post describes the practice of continuous technology refreshment—the upgrade or replacement of infrastructure to deliver reliability, speed, capacity, and/or features.

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In this video from the 2019 Stanford HPC Conference, LLNL's Todd Gamblin presents "Spack – A Package Manager for HPC."

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Migrating 2 million lines of code is easier said than done. A Computation team discusses the logistics, challenges, and benefits of VisIt’s complicated migration.

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Umpire is a resource management library that allows the discovery, provision, and management of memory on next-generation architectures.

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Held in Washington, DC, the Earth System Grid Federation’s 8th annual face-to-face conference was a lively, fruitful affair.

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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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