U.S. supercomputer tops list of world's fastest machines - Technology & Science - CBC News

Glad to see us taking back some of those leads on supercomputers. Congratulations to IBM!



"U.S. supercomputer tops list of world's fastest machines - Technology & Science - CBC News: The U.S. has the world's fastest supercomputer for the first time since 2009, according to a biannual list of Top 500 supercomputers.

The Sequoia is an IBM machine that is part of a generation of IBM supercomputers known as BlueGene/Q. It is based at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.

The high-performance machine functions at processing speeds of 16.32 petaflops per second (Pflop/s), or about 1.5 million times faster than the average laptop."
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