Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • State Grant Enables Energy-Saving Retrofit of Computing Clusters

    Supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will be retrofitted with liquid cooling systems under a California Energy Commission (CEC) grant to assess potential energy savings.

  • Labs, Industry Form Centers of Excellence to Speed Research, Strengthen National Security

    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.

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    Lab Breaks Ground on Unclassified Supercomputing Facility

    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).

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    Labs Tap Silicon Valley to Bolster Computing

    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.

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    Catalyst Supercomputer Collaboration Recognized

    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.

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    Sequoia Tops Graph 500

    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.

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    Energy Secretary Moniz Announces CORAL Contracts

    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.

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    Livermore Announces Contract with IBM for Sierra Supercomputer

    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.

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    First-of-a-Kind LLNL Supercomputer for Collaborative Research

    Catalyst, a first-of-a-kind supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), is available to industry collaborators to test big data technologies, architectures and applications.

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    Livermore joins with Oak Ridge and Argonne to develop next supercomputers

    Lawrence Livermore has joined forces with Oak Ridge and Argonne to deliver next-generation supercomputers, to be delivered in 2017.

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    FastForward 2

    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.

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    CORAL Collaboration

    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.

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    Women @ Energy

    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.

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    The HPC Operations Review report documents the processes and practices for HPC integration that were discussed at the HPCOR meeting held on November 5 and 6, 2013.

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    Reaching for New Computational Heights with Sequoia

    Sequoia has assumed dual roles as a platform for stockpile stewardship research and exascale computing preparation.