The Final Frontier: Talking Exascale With Oak Ridge’s Jeff Nichols

Just ahead of the revelations about the feeds and speeds of the “Frontier” supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory concurrent with the International Supercomputing conference in Hamburg, Germany and the concurrent publishing of the summer Top500 rankings of supercomputers, we had a chat with Jeff Nichols, who has steered the creation of successive generations of supercomputers at Oak Ridge.


China Stretches Another AI Framework To Exascale

The nexus of traditional high performance computing and artificial intelligence is a fact, not a theory, and the exascale-class machinery installed in the United States, Europe, China, and Japan will be a showcase for how these two powerful simulation and analytical prediction techniques can be brought together in many different ways.