A supercomputer from Fujitsu ctuo 8,160 trillion operations per second. It is still in development and about 975 million euros have been invested. It will be allocated to the calculation of predictions of climate change. A supercomputer manufactured by the Japanese company Fujitsu has become the fastest computer in the world, according to the TOP500 ranking, prepared by German and American universities and collected by the Nikkei newspaper. The list of fastest computers on the planet, ctuada two times a year, crowned the Nippon computer, baptized as K and still under development, as the fastest. The supercomputer from Fujitsu, created in collaboration with the Japan Research Institute of Riken, was capable of ctuar 8,160 trillion operations per second, more than triple the one considered the fastest in the previous classification, the Chinese Tianhe-1A.
The K project has an investment of nearly 112,000 billion yen (975 million euros) and is expected to be allocated to the calculation of climate change predictions, explained for his part the Kyodo Agency. The prize Nobel in chemistry 2001 and President of the Institute, Riken, Ryiji Noyori, assured that it is in the fields of science and technology in which Japan can show its strength. With the recognition of this edition of the TOP500, Japan was placed for the first time in the last seven years at the top of a classification that has historically dominated together with EE UU, but in recent editions has seen increased competition from China and the India. Source of the news: the world’s fastest computer is now in Japan, according to the TOP500 list