A new, complex memory/storage hierarchy is emerging, with persistent memories offering greatly expanded capacity, and augmented by DRAM/SRAM cache and scratchpads to mitigate latency.
Lawrence Livermore's El Capitan to take AMD’s Instinct APU mainstream
The Lab's upcoming exascale-capable supercomputer will see an implementation of a converged accelerated computing unit, or APU, hybrid CPU-GPU compute engine.
NNSA Administrator Hruby dedicates LLNL’s computing facility upgrade
The utility-grade infrastructure project massively upgraded the power and water-cooling capacity of the adjacent Livermore Computing Center, preparing it to house next generation exascale-class supercomputers for NNSA.
El Capitan testbed systems rank among top 200 of world’s most powerful computers
As the U.S. welcomed the world’s first “true” exascale supercomputer, three predecessor machines for LLNL's future exascale system El Capitan managed to rank highly on the latest Top500 List of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.