August 26, 2009

Fujitsu Aims for 10-Petaflop Supercomputer

James Niccolai

Fujitsu details eight-core Sparc processor destined for next-generation supers.

Fujitsu aims to deliver by early 2011 a 10-petaflop supercomputer, which would be almost 10 times more powerful than today’s fastest system. Fujitsu is building the supercomputer for Japan’s Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, known as RIKEN. The system will be based on Fujitsu’s upcoming Sparc64 VIIIfx processor, which has eight processor cores.

Full story at Computerworld

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