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02-WhiteExascaleIntro2-02-2010v4 - A decadal DOE plan for...

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A decadal DOE plan for providing exascale applications and technologies for DOE mission needs Rick Stevens and Andy White, co-chairs Pete Beckman, Ray Bair-ANL; Jim Hack, Jeff Nichols, Al Geist- ORNL; Horst Simon, Kathy Yelick, John Shalf-LBNL; Steve Ashby, Moe Khaleel-PNNL; Michel McCoy, Mark Seager, Brent Gorda-LLNL; John Morrison, Cheryl Wampler-LANL; James Peery, Sudip Dosanjh, Jim Ang-SNL; Jim Davenport, Tom Schlagel, BNL; Fred Johnson, Paul Messina, ex officio DOE Exascale Initiative 1
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The exascale draft plan has four high-level components Science and mission applications Systems software and programming models Hardware technology and point designs Systems acquisition, deployment and operations DOE Exascale Initiative 2 2018: The plan targets exascale platform deliveries in 2018 and a robust simulation environment and science and mission applications by 2020 2015 : Co-design and co-development of hardware, software, programming models and applications requires intermediate platforms in 2015 Descriptive Predictive We are at the tipping point for predictive capability
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Process for identifying exascale applications and technology for DOE missions ensures broad community input Town Hall Meetings April-June 2007 Scientific Grand Challenges Workshops Nov, 2008 – Oct, 2009 Climate Science (11/08), High Energy Physics (12/08), Nuclear Physics (1/09), Fusion Energy (3/09), Nuclear Energy (5/09), Biology (8/09), Material Science and Chemistry (8/09), National Security (10/09) Exascale Steering Committee “Denver” vendor NDA visits 8/2009 SC09 vendor feedback meetings Extreme Architecture and Technology Workshop 12/2009 International Exascale Software Project Santa Fe, NM 4/2009 Paris, France 6/2009 Tsukuba, Japan 10/2009 DOE Exascale Initiative 3 MISSION IMPERATIVES FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE
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SCIENCE AND MISSION NEEDS DOE Exascale Initiative 4
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DOE mission imperatives require simulation and analysis for policy and decision making Climate Change : Understanding, mitigating and adapting to the effects of global warming Sea level rise Severe weather Regional climate change Geologic carbon sequestration Energy : Reducing U.S. reliance on foreign energy sources and reducing the carbon footprint of energy production Reducing time and cost of reactor design and deployment Improving the efficiency of combustion energy sources National Nuclear Security : Maintaining a safe, secure and reliable nuclear stockpile Stockpile certification Predictive scientific challenges Real-time evaluation of urban nuclear detonation Accomplishing these missions requires exascale resources. DOE Exascale Initiative 5
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Simulation enables fundamental advances in basic science. Nuclear Physics Quark-gluon plasma & nucleon structure Fundamentals of fission and fusion reactions Facility and experimental design Effective design of accelerators Probes of dark energy and dark matter ITER shot planning and device control Materials / Chemistry
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