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Simorgh Supercomputer

Iran recently launched its supercomputer called Simorgh. This supercomputer is hundred times more powerful than the previous Iranian supercomputers. About the Simorgh Supercomputer The Supercomputer has been named after the phoenix like bird called the Simurgh. The Simorgh Supercomputer was developed by the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, the capital of Iran. It is ..

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UK to build World’s most powerful climate-change forecasting supercomputer

Met Office and Microsoft are to build a weather forecasting supercomputer in the UK. The UK Government is to invest 1.2 billion Pound Sterling in the project. About the Supercomputer The supercomputer is expected to be one of the top twenty-five supercomputers in the world. It will help in better understanding of Climate Change. The ..

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Param Siddhi: India’s AI supercomputer among world top 500 most power non-distributed computers

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 ..

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IIT Delhi has offered the use of the PADUM supercomputer

IIT Delhi has offered the use of its high performance computational resources (supercomputer) for research work regarding COVID-19 for the next 6 months. About the Initiative IIT Delhi has offered computational time worth about 1 crore INR for free for conducting research regarding COVID-19. This can be used by private firms, academic institutions as well ..

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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 ..

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