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Japan's K computer held the title of "world's fastest" for a year until it was overtaken by IBM's Sequoia. Now, it's in second place. Here's a look inside.
K computer reached 10.51 Pflop/s on the Linpack benchmark using 705,024 SPARC64 processing cores.
The new Mira supercomputer at the Argonne National Laboratory ranked No. 3 on the Top 500 list. Its a new IBM/Blue Gene/Q system and hit 10.51 Pflop/s on the Linpack benchmark from 705,024 SPARC64 processing cores placed it third on the list.
Mira is used by from hundreds of companies, universities, and federal, state and municipal agencies.
Here's an inside look at Mira.