Short for peta floating point operations per second.
has recorded scores of 122.3 petaflops
performance on High Performance Linpack,
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.
The Shaheen (Peregrine Falcon) II has a peak number-crunching capacity of 5.536 petaflops
making it, said the Top 500, "the highest-ranked Middle East system in the 22-year history of the list and the first to crack the Top 10".
Even though the US remains the top country in terms of supercomputers, China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer is the fastest globally at 33.86 petaflops
or 33.86 quadrillion floating point operations per second (Flops) as of November 2014.
Designed and operated by Bull, the Helios supercomputer installed in Rokkasho, Japan, is boosted by an additional 380 Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors to increase its power to almost 2 Petaflops
The supercomputer, capable of performing 33.86 petaflops
per second (Pflop/s), was at the top of a Top 500 list ranking the world's fastest supercomputers, which was released at the SC13 supercomputing conference in Denver on Nov.
Developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, Tianhe-2, works at speed of 33.86 petaflops
(1000 trillion calculations per second) as confirmed in a benchmark test.
The semiannual TOP500 listing of the world's fastest supercomputers released Monday says the Tianhe-2 developed by the National University of Defense Technology in central China's Changsha city is capable of sustained computing of 33.86 petaflops
The semiannual TOP500 official listing of the world's fastest supercomputers released Monday says the Tianhe-2 developed by the National University of Defense Technology in central China's Changsha city is capable of sustained computing of 33.86 petaflops
Each supercomputer will be rated at more than 500 TeraFlops, for total processing power of more than 1 PetaFlop
. By 2016, the systems will be further upgraded for a computing capability of more than 5 PetaFlops