Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
All Categories » Types of Computers » Supercomputers

Supercomputers

Supercomputers are ultra-high-performance computers that are typically deployed for specialized applications that require immense amounts of mathematical calculations. Supercomputers are often extremely expensive and are designed specifically for channeling their immense power into executing a few core programs as fast as possible.

From IBM's Watson supercomputer to the fastest supercomputer in the world, China's Tiahne-2, our supercomputers dictionary offers a glossary of key terms you need to know.

DID YOU KNOW
5 Best Valentines Day Ideas for Open Source Romantics

Because nothing says "I Love You" Like an open source app. Read More »

Guarding your Data against Cyber Attacks

In this new era of heightened stakes comes an increased need for a comprehensive security strategy. Let's take a look at how cyber-threats have... Read More »

The Great Data Storage Debate: Is Tape Dead?

Tape clearly is on the decline. But remember, legacy systems can hang for a shockingly long time. Read More »