National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou

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National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou
National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou logo.jpg
National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou.jpg
Established 2014 (2014)
Research type Multiprogram
Budget $400 million
Address Sun Yat-sen University East Campus, 132 East Outer Ring Rd., Higher Education Mega Centre.
Location Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
23°04′23″N 113°23′19″E / 23.07306°N 113.38861°E / 23.07306; 113.38861Coordinates: 23°04′23″N 113°23′19″E / 23.07306°N 113.38861°E / 23.07306; 113.38861
Campus 42,332 square metres (455,660 sq ft)
Operating agency
The government of Guangdong province and Guangzhou city, Sun Yat-sen University and National University of Defense Technology
Website www.nscc-gz.cn

The National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou houses Tianhe-2,[1] which is currently the second fastest supercomputer in the world, with a measured 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second).[2] Tianhe-2 is operated by the National University of Defence Technology, and owned by the Chinese government.

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