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Computation’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



Saturday, June 1, 2013
Computation employees engage in friendly competition to develop, test, and present new software products during LLNL’s ShipIt events.
Source: Science and Technology Review Article Read More
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Department of Energy recognizes that overcoming the next great hurdle in supercomputing power will require some new thinking and new architecture.
Source: GCN Article Read More
Monday, May 6, 2013
LLNL’s Sequoia supercomputer was used in an experiment that shattered the previous record for supercomputer simulation speed.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
LLNL and Rensselaer researchers used planet-scale calculations to set a simulation speed record of 504 billion events per second.
Source: Engadget Article Read More
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
LLNL and Rensselaer researchers also have performed the most parallelized “discrete event simulation,” with 7.86 million simultaneous tasks using 1.97 million cores.
Source: RPI News Article Read More
Friday, April 26, 2013
For doctoral candidates in supercomputing, the George Michael Fellowship offers a rapid plug-in to the global network of leading HPC organizations.
Source: HPC Wire Article Read More
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Sequoia will run suites of highly resolved uncertainty quantification calculations to support efforts to extend the life of aging weapons systems.
Source: HPC Wire Article Read More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
In the largest-ever particle-in-cell code simulations, LLNL scientists could follow the simultaneous evolution of trillions of individual particles.
Source: Science Daily Article Read More
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The maintainers of the native Linux port of the ZFS high-reliability file system have announced that the system is officially ready for production use.
Source: The Register Article Read More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
With strong support from LLNL, the Richard Tapia Diversity in Computing Conference concluded its largest and most diverse meeting yet.
Source: LLNL Press Release Read More