Posts tagged with "HPC Innovation Center"

LLNL signs agreement with maker of big data software

Nov. 15, 2013 -  
The Laboratory will evaluate the topological data analysis software produced by Ayasdi for tackling big data problems under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at LLNL Thursday. Ayasdi's Insight Discovery platform uses Topological Data Analysis (TDA) combined with an ensemble of machine...

Lawrence Livermore, Intel, Cray produce big data machine to serve as catalyst for next-generation HPC clusters

Nov. 4, 2013 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in partnership with Intel and Cray , today announced a unique high performance computing (HPC) cluster that will serve research scientists at all three institutions and provide a proving ground for new HPC and Big Data technologies and architectures. "As the...

HPC's potential to transform bioscience explored at conference

Sep. 26, 2013 -  
The latest generation of high performance computers has the potential to transform the biomedical field in ways unthinkable just a few years ago. That was the theme that emerged from the "Current Challenges in Computing 2013: Biomedical Research" conference, or CCubed, held earlier this month in...

Lawrence Livermore and the U.K.'S Science and Technology Facilities Council agree to collaborate in boosting economic competitiveness through HPC

Aug. 30, 2013 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in the United Kingdom will collaborate to expand industry's use of supercomputing to boost economic competitiveness in the two countries. The U.S...

High Performance Computing Innovation Center marks second anniversary

Jul. 15, 2013 -  
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory launched an aggressive initiative to boost American industry's global competitiveness on June 30, 2011, by opening the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). Using expertise acquired through decades...

Sequoia tops Graph 500 list of 'big data' supercomputers

Jun. 21, 2013 -  
LLNL's 20 petaflops Sequoia supercomputer has retained its No. 1 ranking on the Graph 500 list, a measure of a system's ability to conduct analytic calculations -- finding the proverbial needle in the haystack. An IBM Blue Gene Q system, Sequoia was able to traverse 15,363 giga edges per second on...

Lawrence Livermore's Vulcan brings 5 petaflops computing power to collaborations with industry and academia to advance science and technology

Jun. 11, 2013 -  
Livermore, CA -- The Vulcan supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is now available for collaborative work with industry and research universities to advance science and accelerate the technological innovation at the heart of U.S. economic competitiveness. A 5 petaflops (...

New computational center brings focus and order to the study of turbulence

May. 6, 2013 -  
The Turbulence Analysis and Simulation Center (TASC) in the Computational Engineering Division (CED) is now open for business and ready to serve Laboratory research programs and to work with partners in industry. The TASC also recently launched its new external Website . The first-of-its-kind...

Lawrence Livermore and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute scientists set a new simulation speed record on the Sequoia supercomputer

Apr. 30, 2013 -  
Computer scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have set a high performance computing speed record that opens the way to the scientific exploration of complex planetary-scale systems. In a paper to be published in May, the joint team will...

Gordon Bell reminisces and gets a look at the HPC revolution he helped foment

Apr. 26, 2013 -  
In opening his Director's Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation Wednesday, Gordon Bell joked that when it comes to the security badge requirements for getting on site "nothing has changed since my first visit in 1961." But when it comes to high performance computing at LLNL, much has changed...