Petrobras Runs Biggest Supercomputer in Latin America
Petrobras’s supercomputer Fênix is among the world’s 500 biggest computers and ranks first in Latin America. The list was compiled by Top500.org, based on the machines’ performance in data processing, and features Fênix at the 142nd position worldwide.
The computer features 55,296 gigabyte memory and 48,384 processing cores in its CPU. The machine, built by French manufacturer Bull, doubles the oil giant’s capacity for geophysical data processing. Read more...
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