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Organizations & Initiatives

Cray’s mission is to be the premier provider of supercomputing solutions for its customers' most challenging scientific and engineering problems. We put our expertise to work on improving the capabilities of the world’s most advanced supercomputers with initiatives such as these.


Chapel is an emerging programming language designed to improve the programmability of large-scale parallel computer systems. An open-source effort led by Cray Inc. and supported by a rich community of collaborators, Chapel’s primary goal is to increase the productivity of high-end computer users by making it easier to write, read, modify, port, tune and maintain parallel programs.

Chapel overview
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OpenSFS is a nonprofit technical organization focused on supporting high-end, open-source file system technologies and maintaining their open-source nature. The group is driving the parallel file system roadmap with an initial focus on the Lustre® parallel file system.

OpenSFS overview
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OpenACC is a nonprofit organization founded with the purpose of advancing directives-based programming methodology for enabling accelerators in hybrid HPC systems. Offloading specific loops and regions of code from the CPU to an attached accelerator can greatly improve performance.

OpenACC overview
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OpenStack is a foundation providing a coordinated set of open-source projects that provide the software to build and manage private and public computing environments. Cray is collaborating with OpenStack to leverage common open-source system management components and to enable the benefits of industry standardization in high performance computing.

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