China: not one but two 100 Petaflop machines within a year?

Wilkie, Tom
August 2015
Scientific Computing World;Aug/Sep2015, Issue 143, p12
The article focuses on the plans of China to develop two 100 peta floating-point operations per second (Petaflop) machines that will be using a Chinese-designed central processing unit (CPU). Topics include the National University of Defence Technology (NUDT) in China developing the Tianhe-2 computer, the use of Shen Wie chip and high-radix Network Routing Chips (NRC). Also mentioned are the 863 Programme of China and National Computing Centers in China located in Wuxi, Guangzhou and Tianjin.


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