Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-09-27

Exascale

The the USA DoE Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) is meeting in Arlington. Some exascale news that came out of the meeting yesterday was the current state of exascale developments in the USA. According to the presentation of Barbara Helland, the plans for the Intel/Cray Aurora supercomputer planned for 2018 shifted to 2021. This will allow the machine to be scaled up from 180 Petaflop/s to over 1 Exaflop/s. Read further...