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10 Fastest Supercomputers

AIS Presents DATA CENTER SENVIčes THE TOP 10 FASTEST SUPERC OMPUTERS Let's take a look at the amount of data that can be processed by the fastest supercomputers in the world. 10 Tianhe-lA Speed: 2.566 petaflop/s • Year Create:2010 Tianjin, China Located at the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin, Tianhe-IA is used to carry out research in petroleum exploration and solar energy, and to perform aircraft simulation. 9 SuperMUC Speed: 2.897 petaflop/s• • Year Created: 2012 Garching, Germany IBM The Leibniz Supercomputing Center in Germany runs the SuperMUC supercomputer, which is working on science projects in three disciplines: astrophysics, engineering and energy, and chemistry and materials. 8 Vulcan Speed: 4.293 petaflop/s • Year Created: 2013 California, USA The Vulcan supercomputer performs collaborative work with industry and research universities to advance science and accelerate the technological innovation at the heart of U.S. economic competitiveness. 7 JUQUEEN Speed: 5.008 petaflop/s •v Year Created: 2012 Jülich, Germany The Jülich Research Centre in Germany is home to the JUQUEEN, which is used for computational science, engineering, climatology, physics, and materials science. 6 Stampede Speed: 5.168 petaflop/s• ear Ceated: 2013 Texas, USA Installed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Stampede works to empower America's scientists and engineers to interactively share advanced computational resources, data, and expertise in order to further research across scientific disciplines. 5 Mira speed: 8.586 petaflop/s• Year Created: 2013 TEM Illinois, USA MIRA The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory uses the Mira supercomputer to explore climate change, design more efficient electric car batteries, and look at the evolution of the universe. 4 K Computer Speed: 5.168 petaflop/s ear reated:2013 Kobe, Japan Located at the Riken Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan, this supercomputer researches disaster prevention, climate change, and meteorology. 3 IBM Sequoia speed: I7.173 petaflop/s • Year Created: 2013 California, USA Sequoia simulates nuclear weapons tests so they no longer have to be conducted in reality. The system also makes sure America's nuclear weapons are secure and ready to launch at anytime. 2 Titan speed: 17.59 petaflop/s•Year Created:2012 Tennessee, USA Titan uses its extraordinary computing power to study alternative and efficient energy, efficient engines, and climate change, and to identify new materials. 1 Tianhe-2 Speed: 33.86 petaflop/s•y Year Created: 2013 Guangzhou, China Tianhe-2 is currently the world's fastest supercomputer as of June 2013. Its primary purpose is to serve as an open research platform for researchers in southern China. AIS SOURCES: DESIGNED BY: Best Rank ENTERPRISE-CLASS DATA CENTER SERVICES JUQUEEN

10 Fastest Supercomputers

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