Jump to navigation Jump to search “High-performance computing” redirects here. A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of boinc gflops for bitcoin compared to a general-purpose computer.
Cray Research and subsequent companies bearing his name or monogram. The US has long been a leader in the supercomputer field, first through Cray’s almost uninterrupted dominance of the field, and later through a variety of technology companies. Japan made major strides in the field in the 1980s and 90s, but since then China has become increasingly active in the field. The Atlas was a joint venture between Ferranti and the Manchester University and was designed to operate at processing speeds approaching one microsecond per instruction, about one million instructions per second.