Posts tagged with "Computation"

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...
For article Early science runs prepare Lawrence Livermore National Lab's Sequoia for national security missions

Early science runs prepare Lawrence Livermore National Lab's Sequoia for national security missions

Nov. 9, 2012 -  
Sequoia, a world-class IBM BlueGene/Q computer sited at LLNL for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is exploring a broad range of science to shakeout the machine and fully develop the capabilities the system will require to fulfill its national security missions, starting early...
For article Energy companies see bright future for high performance computing collaborations with the Lab

Energy companies see bright future for high performance computing collaborations with the Lab

Nov. 7, 2012 -  
Whether it is designing a cleaner more efficient combustion engine, analyzing energy use in buildings or improving oil and gas drilling methods, energy companies agree that Lab supercomputers and expertise are showing them ways to "think differently" and accelerate the development of new products...
For article Sequoia earns Popular Mechanics award

Sequoia earns Popular Mechanics award

Oct. 15, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer has received a 2012 Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine. Sequoia, an IBM BlueGene/Q machine, is ranked No. 1 on the industry-standard TOP500 list of the world's fastest high performance computing systems. Bruce Goodwin,...
For article Sequoia supercomputer earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Sequoia supercomputer earns Popular Mechanics 2012 Breakthrough Award

Oct. 5, 2012 -  
The Laboratory's Sequoia supercomputer has been selected for a Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine. Sequoia, an IBM BlueGene/Q machine, is ranked No. 1 on the industry-standard TOP500 list of the world's fastest high performance computing systems. Bruce Goodwin, principal associate...
For article Department of Energy awards $62 million in contracts to accelerate development of 'extreme scale' supercomputers

Department of Energy awards $62 million in contracts to accelerate development of 'extreme scale' supercomputers

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Under an initiative called FastForward, the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have awarded $62 million in research and development (R&D) contracts to five leading companies in high performance computing to...
For article A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

A drive to solve problems in all aspects of life earns Banks a presidential early career award

Aug. 6, 2012 -  
Whether the challenge is academic or athletic, Laboratory computational scientist Jeff Banks has always set the bar high. In the end, hurtling down a runway to pole vault to a new height and grappling with a complex computational problem to take simulation to a new level tap the same inner drive...
For article Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

Lab hosts workshop with research universities to address energy challenges

Aug. 2, 2012 -  
To lay the foundation for stronger collaborations to address national energy problems, the Laboratory recently invited researchers from leading universities to exchange ideas and mathematical approaches for leveraging high performance computing, and to identify areas for cooperative research. "This...
For article Michel McCoy honored with first NNSA Science and Technology Award

Michel McCoy honored with first NNSA Science and Technology Award

July 19, 2012 -  
Michel McCoy, whose pioneering work in high performance computing established Lawrence Livermore as a world renowned supercomputing center, was honored Thursday with the National Nuclear Security Administration's Science and Technology Award. McCoy received the award for "16 years of dedicated and...
For article i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

i-GATE students shine at HPCIC

July 13, 2012 -  
Three University of Oklahoma (OU) students who took part in this year's Innovation for Green Advanced Transportation Excellence (i-GATE) Fellowship Program, presented the results of their five-week research project on the potential commercialization of a Lab clean combustion engine technology at a...