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.