cray

(redirected from Cray supercomputer)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

cray

(kreɪ)
n
(Animals) informal Austral and NZ a crayfish
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Cray announced that the Institute for Basic Science, or IBS, has awarded the company a contract valued at $9M for a Cray supercomputer and Cray ClusterStor L300F storage system.
The Cray supercomputer was the 94th fastest in the last list, released in November 2015.
Reportedly, under an arrangement with the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO), DMI has chosen to install the new Cray supercomputer and Sonexion storage system at the IMO datacenter in Reykjavik, Iceland for year-round power and cooling efficiency.
The new Cray supercomputer will be used to ensure the safety, security and effectiveness of the United States' nuclear stockpile.
Tame IT boffin Nick has finished his walking tour of the Tesco Metro stores in the West Midlands and set the Cray supercomputer to generate a random postcode.
Code examples are generally drawn from C and Fortran and address the use of AMD microchips and Cray supercomputer components.
If you wanted to examine all these as a simulation, you'd have to book several decades of computing time on a Cray supercomputer."
In 1998, te Riele and his coworkers used a Cray supercomputer as well as improved computational techniques to push the upper limit to [10.sup.14].
SGI had recently warned of constraints on its supply of parts, and on product transition, however its loss was greater than had been predicted and was not offset by the one time gain of $13 million from its March sale of the Cray supercomputer unit.
In 1978, a Cray supercomputer processed 160 million instructions per second and cost $20 million, according to Peppers and Rogers.
A Cray supercomputer, equipped with 810Mbytes of memory, then solved the resulting system of equations in 100 hours.