LAWRENCE LIVERMORE’S VULCAN BRINGS 5 PETAFLOPS COMPUTING POWER TO COLLABORATIONS WITH INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA

Thursday, June 13

LIVERMORE, CA — The Vulcan supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is now available for collaborative work with industry and research universities to advance science and accelerate the technological innovation at the heart of U.S. economic competitiveness. A 5 petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per second) IBM BlueGene/Q system, Vulcan will serve Lab-industry projects through Livermore’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Innovation Center as well as academic collaborations in support of DOE/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) missions. The availability of Vulcan effectively raises the amount of computing at LLNL available for external collaborations by an order of magnitude. “High performance computing…

FAQs

Who uses high-performance computing in the United States?

Users of high-performance computing in the United States include scientists at U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories, companies and academics. For instance, companies such as Siemens, Ford and Goodyear have benefited greatly from high-performance computing. To learn more, visit our Success Stories page.

Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.