Titan to become world's fastest supercomputer

Titan to become world's fastest supercomputer

Summary: The U.S. Department for Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is ready flip the on switch on what is expected to be the world's fasted supercomputer which promises a speed reaching 20 petaflops per second.

TOPICS: Big Data

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  • Titan will be used to study climate change, nuclear energy, radiation transport, combustion, membrane fusion, nanoscale materials and more.

  • Nvidia Tesla GPUs are massively parallel accelerators based on the Nvidia Cuda parallel computing platform promises to deliver a "dramatically higher application acceleration for a range of scientific and commercial applications than a CPU-only approach."

  • Team members insert Nvidia’s Tesla K20 GPUs.

    NVIDIA and Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Topic: Big Data

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  • Standards

    How about some proof reading?!? "Department for Energy's", "is ready flip", "the world's fasted supercomputer". Why is there such a lower standard online? This really reduces the value of the article in my mind.
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    I don't need the fastest...