New Standard Proposed for Supercomputing

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 13:31 in Mathematics & Economics

A new supercomputer rating system will be released at Supercomputing Conference 2010 on Nov. 17 by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories. The rating system, Graph500, tests supercomputer ability to analyze large, graph-based structures that link the huge number of data points present in biological, social and security problems. The intent is to influence computer makers to build computers with the architecture to deal with these increasingly complex problems.

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