Concurrent computing: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India to Build 60 Supercomputers

The Department of Science and Technology has announced the plans to build 60 supercomputers over the next three years. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be responsible for the implementation of the project and six machines are expected to be installed by the end of the year. Supercomputers A supercomputer is one that ..

IIT Kharagpur signs pact with C-DAC to build India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop High-Performance Computing facility

The IIT Kharagpur has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop high performance computing facility and data center funded under the National Supercomputing Mission. PetaFlop is the measurement of computing power based on the frequency of mathematical calculations that can be done per ..

Hashgraph versus Blockchain Technology

Block chain technology has revolutionised the arena of digital currency. Hashgraph is a new entrant for strengthening the digital currency mechanisms. Hashgraph provides for a distributed ledger technology based on the feature of superior data structure. Features of the blockchain like distributed, transparent, consensus-based, transactional and flexible are all available with Hashgraph. Being a consensus ..

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger

This technology was first used in bitcoins and other crypto-currencies. It uses single shared ledgers to store information. Advanced cryptography technology is used to make sure that information once entered in to the ledger cannot be altered except if the changes are in compliance with some of the pre-defined parameters. Additionally, this technology uses different nodes instead ..

Current Affairs : India World Business July 27, 2009

July 27, 2009: India’s projected online populationJuly 27, 2009 : Maximum Tourists come from US July 24, 2009: India is number 1 in remittance flow: World BankJuly 24, 2009 : Number of hungry people to swell to record 1 billion : FAOJuly 23, 2009 : India Ranks 5 in Largest Foreign Reserves: July 23, 2009 ..