Archive for the ‘top supercomputers’ Category
__SPACER__ The fact that this is one of the only machines for which there are no details does not mean that its the most secretive. In fact it means the opposite - that the Swedish military are so nice and open and Scandinavian that they actually tell you what they are buying. This kind of shows why the supercomputer list is somewhat inaccurate, otherwise it would indicate that the Swedish military, is the second worlds biggest in terms of its computing requirements.<p />This will be an HP Blade server system with 14,000 processors. 103 Teraflops.
__SPACER__ SGI ICE Blade servers. 172 Teraflops.<p /><p />The fact that one of the top 5 most powerful computers is to be used to model the water supply in one of the least populated parts of the world which happens to be where Los Alamos is, will be one for conspiracy theorists. But the fact is that it is only costing less than the price of a brownstone in Manhattan.