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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  • Here's a worker assembling part of the Titan supercomputer.

    NVIDIA and Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  • Titan allows the CPUs and the GPUs tp maximize the efficiency of applications to exploit their strengths.

  • One of the principle tasks of Titan will be to study specific climate change adaptation and mitigation scenarios. It will attempting to predict features like precipitation patterns, statistics and tropical storms.

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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