IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale...
31 Aug 2015
Published by J Ranjan
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second.Currently the fastest systems in the world perform between ten and 33 petaflops, or ten to 33 million billion calculations per second – roughly one to three percent the speed of exascale. Put into context, if exa..