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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
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