petaflop


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pet·a·flops

 (pĕt′ə-flŏps′) or pet·a·flop (-flŏp′)
n. pl. petaflops
A measure of computing speed equal to one quadrillion floating-point operations per second.

petaflop

(ˈpɛtəˌflɒp)
n
a measure of processing speed, consisting of 1015 floating-point operations a second
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Computer scientists do not all agree with the metrics used to calculate the Top500 list however, and there have been criticisms that a single petaflops figure does not always directly translate into a measure of how useful the supercomputer actually is.
16 petaflops, this recently ascended to the summit of the Top500 list as the world's most powerful supercomputer.
507 petaflops, as measured by the LINPACK benchmark, making it the fastest system in China and in the world today .
059 petaflops in running the Linpack benchmark application.
In a demonstration that there's no speed limit on the information superhighway, IBM announced last week that, in association with Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, it has built the first supercomputer to break the petaflop barrier - one thousand trillion calculations per second.
One petaflop is 1,000 trillion operations per second.
Following are invited talk abstracts on petaflop computing, telemedicine and its usage in India, fair routing and related optimization problems, cryptography and security, and handwriting recognition.
A petaflop is an almost inconceivable one quadrillion (1 X [10.
Su ambicioso proyecto Blue Gene busca crear microprooesadores que operen a un petaflop (un millon de gigaflops) y sean 500 veces mas rapidos que los actuales.
At the time of the launch the computers will have the capacity of half petaflop to 20 petaflop and at its full peak, the speed will go up to 50 petaflop.
Funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois, the Blue Waters project aimed to build a Power7 processor-based supercomputer capable of a quadrillion floating point operations per second, or a petaflop.
Though the petaflop era in computing is just dawning, government agencies in the U.