China’s Tianhe-2 Takes No. 1 Ranking on TOP500 List
MANNHEIM, Germany; BERKELEY, Calif.; and KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, is the world’s new No. 1 system with a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark, according to the 41stedition of the twice-yearlyTOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. The list was announced June 17 during the opening session of the 2013 International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany.