Posts tagged with "Computation"

For article Sequoia supercomputer transitions to classified work

Sequoia supercomputer transitions to classified work

April 17, 2013 -  
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that its Sequoia supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has completed its transition to classified computing in support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program, which helps the United States ensure the safety,...
For article CES-21 board meets at Lawrence Livermore

CES-21 board meets at Lawrence Livermore

April 16, 2013 -  
The California Energy System for the 21st Century (CES-21) Board of Directors convened their latest public meeting at Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) last Thursday. Following welcoming remarks by Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford and comments by CES-21 Executive Director Steve Larson...
For article Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

April 4, 2013 -  
Nine Laboratory scientists have joined the ranks of 14 other researchers by being named members of the Lab's Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers...
For article George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship now accepting applications

George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship now accepting applications

April 2, 2013 -  
The fellowship named for pioneering Lawrence Livermore computational scientist George Michael is now accepting applications from exceptional PhD students whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful...
For article Record simulations conducted on Lawrence Livermore supercomputer

Record simulations conducted on Lawrence Livermore supercomputer

March 19, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. -- Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have performed record simulations using all 1,572,864 cores of Sequoia, the largest supercomputer in the world. Sequoia, based on IBM BlueGene/Q architecture, is the first machine to exceed one million computational cores...
For article Lab plays key role in Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference

Lab plays key role in Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference

Feb. 27, 2013 -  
With strong support from Lawrence Livermore, the 2013 edition of the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference concluded the largest and most diverse meeting of its 12-year history in Washington, D.C. Over the last dozen years, the conference has served as a catalyst for bringing researchers...
For article HPCwire selects Dona Crawford as one of its 'People to Watch' in 2013

HPCwire selects Dona Crawford as one of its 'People to Watch' in 2013

Jan. 29, 2013 -  
HPCwire, a leading news and information portal for the HPC technologies, has named Computation Associate Director Dona Crawford as one of its "People to Watch" in 2013. The annual list "pays tribute to an exemplary group of the best and brightest minds of HPC, whose hard work, dedication and...

Lawrence Livermore scientist to discuss how simulation of human heart on supercomputer could improve healthcare

Nov. 28, 2012 -  
WHAT: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present its groundbreaking supercomputer simulation capability to realistically and rapidly model a beating human heart to better understand fatal disease. Developed in collaboration with IBM on one of the world's fastest supercomputers at Lawrence...
For article The rapid evolution of supercomputing displayed at SC12

The rapid evolution of supercomputing displayed at SC12

Nov. 16, 2012 -  
If the annual supercomputing (SC) conference proves anything, it is that high performance computing technology changes with stunning speed. But then, the purpose of SC is to galvanize the forces that bring about that change. SC12, held in Salt Lake City, was no exception. Sequoia, the 16.3...
For article Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective

Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective

Nov. 14, 2012 -  
Livermore, Calif. -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used the Stack Trace Analysis Tool (STAT), a highly scalable, lightweight tool to debug a program running more than one million MPI processes on the IBM Blue Gene/Q (BGQ)-based Sequoia supercomputer. The debugging...