The computer is capable of calculating in one hour what otherwise would take 6.7 billion people using hand calculators 320 years to complete if they worked non-stop.
Although the US’s efforts helped secure it the lead, its overall tally of three computers in the top 10 was worse than six months ago when it had five.
But IBM proved to be the leading manufacturer claiming five out of the top 10 spots.
- US Reclaims Top Spot on Top500 Supercomputing List (pcworld.com)
- Europe’s Fastest Supercomputer is Cooled by Hot Water (blogs.wsj.com)
- Sequoia Supercomputer Puts U.S. Back Atop the Top 500 (datacenterknowledge.com)