The Roadrunner Supercomputer: a Petaflop's No Problem

IBM and Los Alamos National Lab built Roadrunner, the world's fastest supercomputer. It not only reached a petaflop, it beat that by more than 10%. This is the story behind Roadrunner.

James Gray is Products Editor for Linux Journal


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$110 million! And there was

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$110 million! And there was be debating whether to spend a few thousand on a new laptop! Seriously, all this stuff blows me away; it's hard to imagine how a computer this big and powerful can be built, and why it needs to be this big.

James from Laptop Reviews