They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and the 30th anniversary of the annual International Conference of High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC18), held Nov. 11-16 in Dallas, did not disappoint.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Initiative today issued its first joint solicitation for the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program (HPC4Mfg) and the High Performance Computing for Materials Program (HPC4Mtls).
The high performance computing publication HPCwire on Tuesday handed Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (LLNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) their Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards for the Top Supercomputing Achievement of 2018, recognizing the launch of the world’s two fastest computing systems.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in partnership with Penguin Computing, AMD and Mellanox Technologies, will accept delivery of Corona, a new unclassified high-performance computing (HPC) cluster that will provide unique capabilities for Lab researchers and industry partners to explore data science, machine learning and big data analytics.
Sierra, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) newest supercomputer, rose to second place on the list of the world’s fastest computing systems, TOP500 List representatives announced Monday at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis conference (SC18) in Dallas.
Sierra, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration’s three nuclear security laboratories, providing high-fidelity simulations in support of NNSA’s core mission of ensuring the safety, security and effectiveness of the nation’s nuclear stockpile.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the United Kingdom’s governing body for scientific research on Monday announced the signing of a new three-year agreement aimed at improving U.S. and U.K. industries through high performance computing, promoting research collaborations and boosting economic competitiveness in the two countries.
The Department of Energy (DOE) on Feb. 1 announced up to $3 million will be available to U.S. manufacturers for public/private projects aimed at applying high performance computing to industry challenges for the advancement of energy innovation.
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) today announced the funding of $450,000 for the first two private-public partnerships under a brand-new initiative aimed at discovering, designing and scaling up production of novel materials for severe environments.
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) today announced the funding of $1.87 million for seven new industry projects under an ongoing initiative designed to utilize DOE’s high-performance computing (HPC) resources and expertise to advance U.S. manufacturing and clean-energy technologies.
An HPC for Manufacturing project aimed at saving time and money for paper product manufacturers earned an HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the 2017 SuperComputing Conference (SC17) in Denver on Nov. 14.
Work is moving fast and furious in the Livermore Computing Complex at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where siting and installation for Sierra, the Lab’s next advanced technology high-performance supercomputer, is kicking into high gear.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers won big at the 2017 SuperComputing Conference (SC17) in Denver, taking home two HPCwire Editor’s Choice awards for their work in applying high-performance computing (HPC) to solve complex challenges.
To capture precisely the detailed geology and physics of earthquake motions, and how the shaking impacts buildings, Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) and Lawrence Berkeley (LBNL) scientists are building an end-to-end simulation framework.
Livermore materials and computation scientists and engineers have come together to create a modern development approach that applies machine learning, high-performance computing, and big data analytics to accelerate materials discovery.
A team led by Livermore computational engineers is developing a version of the arbitrary Lagrangian–Eulerian three-dimensional (ALE3D) code called ALE3D-4I (“ALE3D for Industry”) that can be widely shared with research partners.
To aid in the transition and prepare researchers for pre-exascale and exascale systems, LLNL has brought experts from IBM and NVIDIA together with Lab computer scientists in a Center of Excellence (CoE).
The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program, designed to spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in energy efficient manufacturing, is seeking a new round of proposals from industry to compete for $3 million.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) and Lawrence Berkeley (LBNL) national laboratories are using the national labs’ supercomputing capabilities to look at more energy efficient and cost-saving ways to make paper.
Application developers and their industry partners are working to achieve both performance and cross-platform portability as they ready science applications for the arrival of Livermore's next flagship supercomputer.
A new, $9.8 million modular and sustainable facility provides the Laboratory flexibility to accommodate future advances in computer technology and meet a rapidly growing demand for unclassified high-performance computing (HPC).
The full power of Lawrence Livermore’s Sequoia supercomputer played a key role in the Earth mantle convection simulation by a University of Texas-led team that won the 2015 Gordon Bell Prize, announced at this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC15).
The collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore (CORAL) that will bring the Sierra supercomputer to the Lab in 2018 has been recognized by HPCWire (link is external) with an Editor’s Choice Award for Best HPC Collaboration between Government and Industry.
IBM, along with NVIDIA and two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories, today announced a pair of Centers of Excellence for supercomputing—one at Lawrence Livermore and the other at Oak Ridge. The collaborations are in support of IBM's supercomputing contract with the DOE.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory broke ground today on a modular and sustainable supercomputing facility that will provide a flexible infrastructure able to accommodate the Laboratory's growing demand for high performance computing (HPC).
The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the awarding of a subcontract to Penguin Computing — a leading developer of high-performance Linux cluster computing systems based in Silicon Valley — to bolster computing for stockpile stewardship at its three national security laboratories.
The partnership that produced the first-of-a-kind Catalyst supercomputer was selected for an HPCWire “Best HPC Collaboration Between Government & Industry” award by readers and editors of the publication.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists’ search for new ways to solve large complex national security problems led to the top ranking on Graph 500 and new techniques for solving large graph problems on small high performance computing (HPC) systems, all the way down to a single server.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards to put the nation on a fast-track to next generation exascale computing, which will help to advance U.S. leadership in scientific research and promote America’s economic and national security.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) announced a contract with IBM to deliver a next-generation supercomputer in 2017. The system, to be called Sierra, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program.
The FastForward 2 Request for Proposals (RFP) was released on April 8, 2014, with responses due by May 9. The FastForward 2 RFP objective is to initiate partnerships with multiple companies to accelerate the R&D of critical technologies needed for extreme-scale computing.
The Laboratories intend to procure three pre-exascale HPC systems of two different architectures to be delivered in the 2017 timeframe, with ANL and ORNL procuring unique architectures and LLNL procuring one of the two architectures.
In celebration of Women's History Month, the Department of Energy profiled 170 women researchers to highlight women role models in science, technology, engineering and math. Of those 170 women, 47 are employees of LLNL.