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05-25-12, 01:20 PM
In this video from GTC 2012 (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php), Jack Wells, Director of Science at ORNL (http://www.ornl.gov/) introduces a series of talks on the research that will be accelerated by the hybrid Titan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titan_(supercomputer)) supercomputer.

The whole system is an upgrade,‚?? said Jack Wells in describing how Oak Ridge‚??s current Jaguar supercomputer is being transformed into Titan. ORNL is transitioning from Cray‚??s XT5 compute blades to their XK6 compute blades, which use hybrid chipsets comprised of AMD Opteron CPUs and NVIDIA Tesla GPUs. Application benchmarks conducted thus far have demonstrated that the XK6 is yielding performance improvements ranging from 50 percent to 230 percent compared with the XT5.

The following talks comprised the rest of the session:


Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulence-Chemistry Interactions: Fundamental Insights Towards Predictive Models (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php#1489) *¬*Watch Now (javascript:void(0);)
S3D Direct Numerical Simulation ‚?? Preparations for the 10-100PF Era (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php#1472) * Watch Now (javascript:void(0);) * Download the Slides (PDF) (http://developer.download.nvidia.com/GTC/PDF/GTC2012/PresentationPDF/S0625-GTC2012-S3D-Direct-Numerical.pdf)
Transforming Modeling and Simulation for Nuclear Energy Applications (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php#1493) * Watch Now (javascript:void(0);) *¬*Download the Slides (PDF) (http://developer.download.nvidia.com/GTC/PDF/GTC2012/PresentationPDF/S0660-GTC2012-Titan-CASL.pdf)
Computer Simulation of Lignocellulosic Biomass (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php#1492) * Watch Now (javascript:void(0);) * Download the Slides (PDF) (http://developer.download.nvidia.com/GTC/PDF/GTC2012/PresentationPDF/S0659-GTC2012-Computer-Lignocellulosic.pdf)
Toward Global Seismic Imaging based on Spectral-Element and Adjoint Methods (http://www.gputechconf.com/gtcnew/on-demand-gtc.php#1463) * Watch Now (javascript:void(0);)
http://insidehpc.com/?ak_action=api_record_view&id=29452&type=feedRelated posts:

Jaguar Jumps to 3.3 Petaflops with Phase 1 Titan Upgrade (http://insidehpc.com/2012/03/02/jaguar-upgrades-to-3-3-petaflops-with-titan-upgrade/)
Accelerate Your Science on Titan: INCITE Call for Proposals (http://insidehpc.com/2012/04/06/accelerate-your-science-on-titan-incite-call-for-proposals/)
ORNL Slide Deck Reveals Details of 20 Petaflop Titan Super (http://insidehpc.com/2011/08/08/ornl-slide-deck-reveals-details-of-20-petaflop-titan-super/)


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