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Europe will launch the construction of a supercomputer

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Computers are devices endowed with calculation capabilities that far exceed the effort made by a common computer, so they are used for highly complex tasks.

In that sense, United States and China They currently hold the top positions with the most powerful supercomputers.

However, it seems that Europe wants to change this situation in its favor and create a supercomputer with a performance at the level of the best in this field.

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (ECAP) He is the one who has been awarded this mission for which he will receive financial support from the EU with an amount of 250 million euros.

Through this money, the construction of a high-end supercomputer equipped with capabilities that will allow it to carry out up to billion operations per second.

Also, the EU hopes that over time the use of supercomputers will spread to the private sector and not just something carried out by employees of industry and administration.

Added to this, the organization in charge of the project will seek that this supercomputer has sufficient capacity to carry out a level 1 quality measurement that gives you the potential to enter the Top500.

In addition, it is intended to create a hardware for this equipment that surpasses the performance of the fastest supercomputer in the world currently located in Japan.

There is no doubt how complex and challenging it will be for Europe to make this project a reality, taking into account the opponents to beat who lead the Top500 list represented by the Tianhe-2A from China, followed by the supercomputer US Department of Energy Summit. and on top of everything is the Fugaku from Japan with 442 petaflops per second (Pflops / s).

It is worth mentioning that within Europe there is a country that already has a supercomputer on this list. Its about HPC5 Dell PowerEdge belonging to the Italian energy company ENI spa covered by Nvidia which occupies the eighth position and has a score of 35.5 Pflop / s.

In regards to this new project, Europe wants the resulting supercomputer to provide a performance that exceeds twice the Fugaku, as well as an area of 700 square meters to house its structure and 100 Gbit / s in broadband connectivity.

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