China’s Milkyway 2 Ranked Fastest Supercomputer for Fifth Time

ChinaDatacenter Knowledge — China’s Milkyway 2 has ranked as the fastest high-performance computing system in the world for a fifth consecutive time on the bi-annual Top500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. Also known as Tianhe-2, it remained at 33.86 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second), which was almost double that of system that took second spot — the US Department of Energy’s Titan supercomputer.

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