Two WestGrid supercomputers have been ranked in the Top500 List of the world’s most powerful computer systems. The biannual ranking, released in June, included the WestGrid machines Lattice (ranked #167) and Orcinus (#319). A further five Compute Canada machines were named in the list, including two which made it into the top 100.
Number one on the list is an IBM BlueGene/Q system installed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Named Sequoia, it achieved 16.32 petaflop/s on the Linpack Benchmark using 1,572,864 cores.
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