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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

China leads ‘Top500’ ranking of supercomputers

By and by, China ruled another rundown of the world's speediest supercomputers, taking the best two seats, as well as pulling in front of the United States in the sheer number of frameworks being utilized.

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As indicated by a half-yearly positioning of the world's 500 speediest supercomputers, called the Top500 distributed not long ago, China's Sunway TaihuLight keeps up the lead as the No. 1 framework for the fourth time, with an execution of 93.01 petaflops.

China's Tianhe-2, or Milky Way-2, is as yet the No. 2 framework at 33.86 petaflops. Intel chip-based Tianhe-2 had topped the rundown for a long time until the point that it was uprooted in November 2015 by TaihuLight, which was worked by totally utilizing processors planned and made in China.

Also that is not all. The 50th version of Top500 positioning additionally demonstrates that China has overwhelmed the United States in the aggregate number of positioned frameworks by an edge of 202 to 144. Only a half year back, the United States. driven with 169 frameworks, and China with 159.

"It is the biggest number of supercomputers China has ever guaranteed on the TOP500 positioning, with the U.S. nearness contracting to its most minimal level since the rundown's beginning 25 years back," Top500 said.

"China now plainly demonstrates a considerably bigger number of establishments than the United States."

China has additionally surpassed the United States in total execution also. The Asian nation now guarantees 35.3 percent of the TOP500 flops, with the United States at second place with 29.8 percent.

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