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2014-03-26 12:33:02

Tianhe-2 supercomputer to be the arena for ASC14 Student Supercomputer Challenge BEIJING, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 24, 2014 the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge ("ASC14"), organized by Inspur Group, held a press conference in Beijing to officially announce the 16 teams that have qualified for the final, which will be held at Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou) on April 21-25. The conference included speakers from domestic and overseas teams, along with...

2013-11-15 04:21:43

BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASC14 student supercomputer challenge (hereafter ASC14) will be held in China, and the registration has opened already. ASC14 is initiated by Asia and accepts the registration from all academic organization in the five continents. Many international universities have expressed their attention and interests, including those from China, United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Singapore, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other...

China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second. Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, overtook the former champion Titan, which was built by the United States. Titan is installed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and now ranks number two with a performance of 17.59 petaflops...

2013-04-23 12:34:56

BEIJING, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge (abbreviation: ASC13) held in Shanghai Jiaotong University officially ended recently. After five days of fierce rivalry, Tsinghua University in Mainland China won the championship and the single prize of "highest LINPACK" as well. Another Tsinghua University from Taiwan was runner up, and Huazhong Science and Technology University in Mainland China was awarded the prize of "Best MIC application...

2013-03-21 08:38:32

BEIJING, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Finalists for the 2013 Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC13) were announced in Beijing on 19th March. 10 Asian university student supercomputer teams will compete head-to-head for the highest computing performance next month at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China. The 10 university teams are from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, King Abdulaziz University, National Tsinghua University, University of St. Petersburg, Ulsan University...

2013-03-14 08:33:04

BEIJING, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ASC13 is the first session of the international supercomputer challenge in Asia. Now the registration work has finished and all the teams are entering the preliminary contest. So far, 43 universities from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Russia, South Korea, India, Kazakhstan, and Saudi Arabia are preparing for the preliminary contest to compete into the finals. The finals of ASC13 will be officially held during April 15th-19th in Shanghai, China....

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after a www.top500.org survey ranked the country's Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet. The Tianhe, meaning Milky Way, is, in theory, able to complete more than 1 quadrillion calculations per second -- or one petaflop -- when running at peak speed. By comparison, one day of tasks for Tianhe might take a top-notch personal computer 160 years to complete, working non-stop. The...