China takes the lead in world’s fastest computing with Linux

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“In an absolute show of super computer capability, the
National Center for Supercomputing in Tianjin, China announced a
2.507 petaflops computer. That is 2.507 trillion calculations per

“It places China in the running for the absolute world’s fastest

“This achievement, coupled with China’s already proven Nebulae
machine, which ranked second in the TOP 500 list of world’s fastest
super computers, substantively validates China’s computer
development capacity.”