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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
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
China’s ‘Sunway Taihulight’ has won the fastest supercomputer title in the recently released 48th edition of Top500 list of supercomputers. With this, Chinese supercomputer has retained the top spot in the list of the world’s fastest supercomputers for the eighth consecutive year. In this list, the number of systems installed in China had increased to ..
China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer has emerged as the world’s most powerful supercomputer system for the sixth consecutive time. It was unveiled in 46th edition of Top500 list of supercomputers. Key facts from the list The Chinese Supercomputer is capable of performing calculations with processing speed of 33.86 petaflops per second (Pflop/s). It has held the title ..