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IBM to deliver 200-petaflop supercomputer by early 2018; Cray moves to Intel Xeon Phi

Posted on 06/22 16:13 in Shows | 0

More supercomputer news this week: The US is responding to China’s new Sunway TiahuLight system that was announced Monday, and fast.First, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory is expected to take delivery of a new IBM system, named Summit, in early 2018 that will now be capable of 200 peak petaflops, Computerworld reports.

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China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

Posted on 01/19 14:27 in Shows | 0

Back in June, China debuted the world’s fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (pictured), with a Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflop/s.Now China is working on a prototype exascale (1,000-petaflop) system that it aims to complete by the end of this year, according to state media.

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