Tsubame (supercomputer)

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Tsubame is a supercomputer that operates at the GSIC Center at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. It has a peak of 2,288 Tflops and in June 2011 ranked 5th in the world.[1] It was developed at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in collaboration with NEC and HP, and has 1,400 nodes using both HP Proliant and NVIDIA Tesla processors.[2]

TSUBAME-KFC variant of supercomputer was ranked first place in Green500 rating with 4.5 gigaflops/watt.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ HPCWire May 2011
  2. ^ Hui Pan 'Research Initiatives with HP Servers', Gigabit/ATM Newsletter, December 2010, page 11
  3. ^ "Heterogeneous Systems Dominate the Green500". HPCWire. November 20, 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Millington, George (November 19, 2013). "Japan's Oil-Cooled "KFC" Tsubame Supercomputer May Be Headed for Green500 Greatness". NVidia. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Rath, John (November 21, 2013). "Submerged Supercomputer Named World's Most Efficient System in Green 500". datacenterknowledge.com. Retrieved 28 December 2013.