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Supercomputing Superpowers – Interactive Map

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Author: Mark Dixon
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
10:22 am

Earlier this week, BBC News published a short article about the bi-annual “Top 500 supercomputer list.” An interactive “tree map” created using Prefuse Flare software, developed by the University of California Berkeley, allows a user to easily see different views of the list, according to attributes such as  speed, operating system, manufacturer and country (shown below).

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The number one supercomputer:  Cray XT with a maximum speed of 1.759 peta FLOPS with a total of 224,162 cores (AMD processors running Linux).  Crazy!

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