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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

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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 […]

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