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DOE Research Group Makes Case for Exascale

Exascale computing promises incredible science breakthroughs, but it won't come easily, and it won't come free.

February 21, 2011

Leap to the extreme scale could break science boundaries

Over the next decade, scientists will command the abilities of computers operating at exaflops speeds - 1,000 times faster than today's best machines, or greater than one billion laptops working together.

February 14, 2011

Argonne National Laboratory Selects IBM Supercomputer to Advance Research

IBM today announced that the U.S.

February 08, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS IWOMP 2011 - 7th International Workshop on OpenMP

The 2011 International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP), hosted by the Computational Institute, Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, will be held June 13-15, 2011 in Chicago, IL.

January 21, 2011

Better Benchmarking for Supercomputers

Imagine a world in which a car's performance is judged solely by the time it takes to go from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour, ignoring fuel efficiency and other metrics. This, in essence, is the state of supercomputing today, says a group of U.S.

January 03, 2011

NIST to use world's most powerful computers to improve concrete

When you spot laborers pouring concrete for a new building or bridge, it may not occur to you that they are working with a substance so complex that it requires the world's most powerful computers to understand its behavior.

December 09, 2010

Argonne Labs' IBM-Powered Science Cloud

To provide a test-bed for the applicability of cloud computing to scientific research, the Argonne National Laboratory within the U.S.

December 08, 2010

Take a sneak peek at the next-generation IBM Blue Gene coming to Argonne in 2012.

Click here to watch the video.

December 07, 2010

Scientists awarded supercomputing time at Argonne to enable scientific breakthroughs

Five researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory will lead projects that have been awarded a total of 80 million hours of computing time on Argonne’s energy-efficient Blue Gene/P.

November 30, 2010

ALCF's Intrepid Ranked #1 on Graph 500 List

Intrepid, the IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer housed at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), was ranked #1 on the first Graph 500 list unveiled November 17 at SC10.

November 22, 2010