Exascale computingAt present, the world’s fastest supercomputer is a machine working at the Oak Ridge National Physical Laboratory in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

Supercomputer created by company Cray has a capacity of 18 petaflop / s. These are the findings of the latest ranking Top500, updated in November last year. The rating now preparing to upgrade.

As reported by a number of publications in the June ranking leader, apparently, again take China, which had previously led the list. Earlier in the PRC program was announced in the direction of motion exascale systems, and now China is ahead of Europe and Japan. Continue reading