Tuesday, May 3, 2011

ISRO builds superfast supercomputer!

ISRO on Monday announced it has built one of India’s fastest supercomputers with a theoritical peak performance of 220 trillion operations per second.The 220 teraflops supercomputer “will be used by space scientists for solving complex aerospace problems,’’ ISRO said.The computer was fully designed and built at VSSC “using commercially available hardware, open source software components and in-house developments’’, ISRO said. It cost Rs 14 crore to build.

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