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Cori Featured in ASCR Discovery

posted Sep 16, 2014, 2:13 PM by Unknown user
The September 10 issue of ASCR Discovery profiled NERSC's next supercomputer. Nicknamed Cori in honor of Nobel-prize winning biochemist Gerty Cori, the system will pack an overall 10-fold increase in application performance over Hopper. But it’s not primarily Cori’s anticipated stellar performance that makes NERSC DirectorSudip Dosanjh see the supercomputer as a great leap toward exascale computing: Cori will do it with less energy. “With Cori we will begin transitioning the broad range of (DOE) Office of Science codes that run at NERSC to energy-efficient, many-core computer architectures," said Dosanjh.  Read more...