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Super Computer

Supercomputer

Supercomputer

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