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The National Research Center of Parallel Computer Engineering & Technology in Wuxi Creates the World's Fastest Supercomputer Using an Indigenous Chinese Processor

The National Research Center of Parallel Computer Engineering & Technology in Wuxi Creates the World's Fastest Supercomputer Using an Indigenous Chinese Processor

This IDC Buyer Case Study looks at some of the key hardware and software details of the new Sunway TaihuLight system, which recently debuted at the number 1 spot of the list of the world's TOP500 most powerful supercomputers. The system was developed by the National Research Center of Parallel Computer Engineering & Technology, and it is installed at China's Wuxi National Supercomputing Center (NSCC). Its indigenous processor — an impressive milestone for a number 1 Chinese HPC — was developed by the Shanghai High Performance IC Design Center.

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IDC Opinion
In This Buyer Case Study
Situation Overview
Organization Overview
A Breakthrough New Chinese Processor
The Previous ShenWei Processor Family
The New ShenWei Processor
The Compute Node
Application Focus Areas for the System
Planned Application Focus Areas
Examples of Current Application Progress
Challenges and Solution
Challenges
Solution
Results
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
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