Tianhe- 2 Supercomputer Emblematic of Chinese Knowledge Economy
Tianhe- 2, is built entirely on intel processors but with Chinese design and operating system. Observers paint the Tianhe – 2 as a shift that is indicative of the inevitable future. a future buttressed by leaps in the Chinese Knowledge economy.
Monday 17th July 2013: A future symbolized by the National University of Defense Technology built machine dethroning US Department of Energy’s Titan supercomputer. The Chinese machine overshadowing the later, registering 33.86 petaflops. In human speak, that means it can do just above 38 trillion calculations per second.
Fortune Magazine’s Jonathan Vanian in November of 2015 reports on Tianhe- 2