Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-08-06

Hardware

Yesterday, the second Chinese exascale prototype came online. The Sunway-E exascale computer prototype was developed by the National Research Center of Parallel Computer Engineering and Technology (NRCPC), the National Supercomputing Center in Jinan in East China's Shandong Province, and the Pilot National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (Qingdao). China is developing three prototypes of exascale systems. On July 22nd, the first prototpye Tianhe-3 passed acceptance tests. Read further...
According to the Indian news paper Economic Times, India is expected to have its first supercomputer of Rs 4,500-crore National Supercomputing Mission programme by December. If things stay on track, IIT-Kharagpur will have a 1,3 Petaflop/s machine and IISER Pune and IIT-BHU will have a 650 Tflop/s computer each by the year-end. Read further...