Whether it’s supercomputers? Quoting from Wikipedia, the definition of a supercomputer is a computer engine technology specifically designed for super fast processing capacity, particularly speed of calculation and data processing. Then, whoever the manufacturer of supercomputers? Used for what? What’s the difference with regular server? All will be reviewed here.
XT5 Jaguar, one of the products made by Cray Inc. supercomputer. based in Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, top the list of world’s Top 500 fastest supercomputers. Velocity reaches 1.7 petaflops, meaning capable of doing 1.7 quadrillion computing operations per second. Read more
The use of technology by humans begins with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. Prehistoric discoveries about the power of fire has increased the availability of food sources, while the creation of the wheel helped humans in travelling and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press, telephone, and Internet, has been out of physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale.
However, not all of the technology used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons of the more intense has been going on throughout history, from clubs to nuclear weapons.