16-Teraflops, £97m Cray To Replace IBM At UK Meteorological Office

By Soulskill Memetic writes: The UK weather forecasting service is replacing its IBM supercomputer with a Cray XC40 containing 17 petabytes of storage and capable of 16 TeraFLOPS. This is Cray’s biggest contract outside the U.S. With 480,000 CPUs, it should be 13 times faster than the current system. It will weigh …read more

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