petaflops


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petaflops

(unit)
10^15 flops or 1000 teraflops. No computer has achieved this performance yet.

petaFLOPS

(PETAFLoating point OPerations per Second) One quadrillion floating point operations per second. Using more than 10 million cores, China's Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer sustained 93 petaFLOPS in 2016. See FLOPS and Roadrunner.
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The collaboration, planned to run for at least 18 months, focuses on readying complex scientific applications for systems under development expected to achieve more than 100 petaflops, a solid step forward on the path to exascale.
A petaflop is the ability of a computer to carry out one quadrillion floating point operations per second.
The LRZ SuperMUC System was built with IBM System x iDataPlex Direct Water Cooled dx360 M4 Servers with more than 150,000 cores to provide a peak performance of up to three petaflops.
162 petaflops in computer jargon, according to developers Fujitsu Ltd.
16 petaflops, this recently ascended to the summit of the Top500 list as the world's most powerful supercomputer.
SGI Prism XL is designed for accelerator-based high performance computing, enabling users to scale to tens of petaflops or large teraflop range.
507 petaflops, said the November 2010 list of the "Top500" fastest supercomputers in the world at top500.
507 petaflops, as measured by the LINPACK benchmark, making it the fastest system in China and in the world today .
059 petaflops in running the Linpack benchmark application.
The supercomputer will be scaled to run continuously at one petaflop, with occasional speeds reaching three petaflops.
Ultimately, the aim of the H PCS is to provide systems capable of running more than two to four petaFLOPS, which translates into more than two to four quadrillion floating point operations/sec.
HPCS is shooting for creating supercomputers that can deliver petaflops - a million teraflops - of computing capacity in the 2009 to 2010 timeframe.