PETAFLOP


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PETAFLOPOne Quadrillion Floating Point Operations Per Second
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Tianhe-2 produced identical results to the June report, reaching speeds of 33.86 petaflops per second on the Linpack benchmark.
The current highest-performing supercomputers have just reached one petaflop ([10.sup.15] floating point operations/second).
Advances computational science research with 4.0 petaflop supercomputer and wide-area distributed cloud system
Satyanarayana said, "The facility is a stepping stone for the petaflop version of the supercomputer that India has envisioned.
Though the petaflop era in computing is just dawning, government agencies in the U.S., Europe and Asia are already eyeing the next major milestone--the thousand-fold leap to exascalecomputing speed ([10.sup.18] operations/second).
It will be moved to a supercomputing center in the northeastern city of Tianjin later this year, Xinhua said.<p>Dawning, a Chinese government-backed hardware maker, is separately designing a petaflop supercomputer it hopes to deploy next year.
Folding@home project leaders anticipate that 50,000 PS3s contributing will achieve computing performance on the petaflop scale.
The proceedings volume comprises 21 papers (selected from 74 submissions), 10 short tool presentations, and three keynote addresses on evaluating petaflop systems performance, high-quality streaming of continuous media over the Internet, and quantitative descriptions of biological systems within a process algebra framework.
4,700 crore investment over the next five years to developer "petaflop and exaflop range of supercomputers." According to reports, Sibal has proposed that the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) be commissioned to oversee the supercomputing development in the country.
Funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois, the Blue Waters project aimed to build a Power7 processor-based supercomputer capable of a quadrillion floating point operations per second, or a petaflop. If built, it would land near the top of the twice-yearly Top 500 list of world's most powerful supercomputers.
This collaboration agreement allows for joint research in a number of areas to enable applications to run on next generation petaflop supercomputers.
<p>But, Andrews said, "We were hoping for a petaflop." <p>IBM delivered the first publicly known petaflop system, the Roadrunner, a $100 million system, last year for Los Alamos National Laboratory.