August 3, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker
On Monday, August 29, NERSC will begin the process of upgrading Edison's /scratch1 and /scratch2 filesystems. We're doing this upgrade to a more recent Lustre version and to reorganize the filesystem into the new gridraid format, which should improve performance.
June 30, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker
We are grateful for your patience as we upgrade Cori to the latest operating system, a necessary step in enabling support for the upcoming Knights Landing Phase 2 of Cori. At 2:00 pm Pacific time, we will release the machine back to users. Before you log in and begin working on Cori again, here are a few important things you should know.
June 28, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker
Women in HPC at SC16: Call for posters and participation
The fifth international Women in HPC workshop will take place at SC16, Salt Lake City, USA. The workshop will address the under-representation of women in the HPC community by discussing and addressing the challenges faced by women and how to improve the opportunities provided to women.
The workshop will provide activities of interest to two particular groups:
* Those responsible for hiring and recruiting staff that are interested in increasing diversity and retention of under-represented groups in their organisation
June 23, 2016 by Richard Gerber
NERSC staff presented the first results of running applications on the Intel Xeon Phi KNL architecture. KNL will form the basis of NERSC's new Cori supercomputer, which will have 9,300 KNL nodes in a Cray XC40 system. Cori KNL hardware will arrive at NERSC this summer.