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Supercomputers of today and tomorrow

the parallel processing revolution

by Richard A. Jenkins

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Published by Tab Books in Blue Ridge Summit, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supercomputers.,
  • Parallel processing (Electronic computers)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard A. Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .J445 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 213 p., [2] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2545786M
    ISBN 100830604227, 0830603220
    LC Control Number85027639

      The incredible evolution of supercomputers' powers, from to today. The bigger they are, the harder they compute.   After all, you don’t need a supercomputer to browse the Internet, and most people aren’t running protein-folding simulations in their basements. The high end consumer hardware of today far exceeds normal use cases and is usually reserved for specific work that benefits from it, like 3D rendering and code : Anthony Heddings.

    The latest, 53 rd, edition of Top marks the first time all systems on the list are capable of at least 1 petaflop, or one quadrillion floating point operations per slowest system on the list, the Internet Company N D2 system built by Lenovo for China’s Network Company, clocked in at petaflops, making Top a “petaflop club for supercomputers,” according to Top The preceding chapter summarized some of the application areas in which supercomputing is omputers are used to reduce overall time to solution—the time between initiating the use of computing and producing answers. An important aspect of their use is the cost of solution—including the (incremental) costs of owning the computer.

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