Parallel computing Current Affairs, GK & News
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
Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences (MoES) , has launched a 2.8 Peta Flops capacity High Performance Computer (HPC) system ‘Mihir’ in Noida to improve India’s weather forecasting. The new HPC facility is expected to improve weather forecasts at the block level across India, predict extreme weather events, and offer high resolution seasonal ..
Topics: Cluster computing • Computer architecture • Distributed computing architecture • HPC • India Meteorological Department • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology • Ministry of Earth Sciences • Nature • Parallel computing • Supercomputer • Weather forecasting
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
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2009
Topics: Cluster computing • Computer architecture • Computing • Concurrent computing • Cray • Current Affairs 2009 • Distributed computing architecture • IBM Blue Gene • Parallel computing • Remittance • Roadrunner • Supercomputers • TOP500