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supercomputer

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  • n  a mainframe computer that is one of the most powerful available at a given time

  • This spy comedy always had a meringue of a premise (an electronics-store clerk becomes a spy after an email turns his brain into a supercomputer).
  • On May 26, at 3:30 in the morning, a $133 million supercomputer nicknamed Roadrunner broke the long-sought-after petaflop barrier: 1 quadrillion calculations per second.
  • The Earth Simulator, the most powerful supercomputer ever built, was designed for a single purpose: to create a virtual twin of our home planet.
News & Articles

  • Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early
    Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers. [Read more]        
    June 17, 2013 - CNET
  • SGI and DoD Launch Supercomputer Spirit, the Fastest System in the Department
    FREMONT, CA and LEIPZIG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing and big data, today announced that the United States Department of Defense (DoD) has deployed the SGI® ICE™ X high performance computing (HPC) system for its supercomputer Spirit, making it the 14th fastest supercomputer in the world according to TOP500 ( www.top500.org ...
    June 17, 2013 - Linux
  • Massive System in China Named World’s Fastest Computer
    A massive supercomputer in China, as expected, has vaulted to the top of a twice-yearly ranking of the world's fastest computers.
    June 17, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs
Quotes

  • Carlos Frenk in BBC News
    Professor Carlos Frenk, from Durham University, who is the UK's member on the Pan-STARRS board, said: "PS1 will generate the largest ever multi-colour survey of the cosmos. Alongside supercomputer simulations of the universe, these data will help us...
  • Mario Theissen in CNNMoney.com
    I warmly welcome the launch of the Prace supercomputer infrastructure as scientific computing is a key driver for the development of modern science and technology and for addressing the major challenges of our time like climate change, energy... Neelie Kroes http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neelie_Kroes&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH4d-pnTPAwLiHSqJvvB6gwkkyUrg ZDNet UK http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/emerging-tech/2010/06/10/europes-prace-hpc-grid-aims-for-exaflop-power-by-2019-40089201/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEnqNZTWmhDC4NNcP6VuWCEWV-RHg Jun 10, 2010 96596 128113 supercomputer The launch of our latest supercomputer was a decisive reinforcement of our CFD capacity. Unlike other teams, we didn't plan to build a second wind tunnel. Instead, we have used the key relationship commitment with ANSYS to continue to develop and...

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