The TOP500 has published the latest version of the TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers with significant changes as the US takes the top spot for the first time since November 2012
The fiftieth TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world – released this week ahead of the SC17 conference taking place in Denver, Colorado – shows a slump in the number of systems from the US as it has reached its lowest level since the list’s inception 25 years ago
The 49th edition of the TOP500 list has been released in conjunction with the opening session of the ISC High Performance conference, which is taking place this week in Frankfurt, Germany. The list ranks the world’s most powerful supercomputers based on the Linpack benchmark and is released twice per year.
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