Donate

Tag: computers

Computer Glitch Hits DMV; Other Calif. State Agencies May Be Affected

August 14, 2012 | 9:17 am

Computer Glitch Hits DMV; Other Calif. State Agencies May Be Affected

Posted by

Update at 1:20 p.m: The Department of Vehicles reports that it has restored service. Updated at 11:45 p.m: A computer outage on Tuesday¬† hit the California Department of Motor Vehicles statewide and may have affected other departments. DMV spokesperson Jan Mendoza told KQED’s Keith Menconi that the state government suffered a “network connectivity” problem that […]

Continue Reading

At 16 Petaflops, East Bay Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

June 18, 2012 | 11:45 am

At 16 Petaflops, East Bay Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

Posted by

A new ranking out this morning shows that an IBM system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has broken the world speed record. The IBM Sequoia can do more than 16 quadrillion floating-point calculations per second, or 16 petaflops. That blows away the previous leader, a Japanese system, that does 10.5 petaflops. Lawrence Livermore uses its […]

Continue Reading