FLOPS: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Param Siddhi: India’s AI supercomputer among world top 500 most power non-distributed computers
Published: November 18, 2020
Param Siddhi is a high-performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer that was established at C-DAC under the National Supercomputing Mission. It has secured rank 63 in TOP 500 most powerful non-distributed computer system list in the world. What are the features of Param Siddhi? Param Siddhi was jointly developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India to Build 60 Supercomputers
Published: September 14, 2019
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 ..
Topics: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing • Computing • Concurrent computing • Digital technology • FLOPS • Information technology in India • K computer • Parallel computing • PARAM • Supercomputers • Supercomputing • Supercomputing in India
Pratyush- India’s Fastest Supercomputer
Published: April 7, 2018
India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops (PF) supercomputer named Pratyush was unveiled at Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM). The supercomputer has been named as ‘Pratyush’ meaning Sun. It is the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world dedicated for weather and climate research.
Topics: Computing • Digital technology • FLOPS • India Meteorological Department • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology • Information technology in India • Pratyush and Mihir • Pune • Supercomputer • Supercomputing • Supercomputing in India • TOP500
IBM Sequoia: Fastest Computer in the World
Published: June 23, 2012
The US super computer Sequoia has been crowned as the fastest computer in the world. Placed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California Can make 16.32 quadrillion calculations/second (16.32 petaflops/s) A petascale Blue Gene/Q supercomputer Sequoia helps the US keep its nuclear stockpile safe, secure and effective without the need for underground testing. Constructed by ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012