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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.

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