JMA Upgrades its Supercomputer SystemHong

JMA Upgrades its Supercomputer SystemHong



31 May 2012
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On 24 May 2012, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) announced that JMA will start operating the latest generation of the HITACHI supercomputer system from 5 June 2012, aiming to improve its meteorological information for disaster risk reduction and aviation service. The new system, HITACHI SR16000/M1, is about 30 times faster than its predecessor, HITACHI SR11000, and is with the ability to make more than 800 trillion floating-point calculations per second. >> More

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