SuperComputer in India:
A Supercomputer is focused on performing tasks involving intense numerical calculations such as weather forecasting, fluid dynamics, nuclear simulations, theoretical astrophysics, and complex scientific computations.
Supercomputer program was started in India in 1980’s. PARAM 8000 is the first Super Computer in India. It was developed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
India has some of the top supercomputers in the world. We use supercomputers to conduct various scientific research, make meteorological predictions, for aerodynamic modelling, bioinformatics, and also simulating nuclear missile tests.
Top 5 Supercomputers in India:
1, SahasraT (Cray XC40), Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.
2, Aaditya (IBM/Lenovo System), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Pune
3, TIFR Colour Boson, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research facility
4, HP Apollo 6000 Xl230/250, IIT Delhi
5, Param Yuva 2, Center for Development of Advanced Computing Pune.
The Indian Government has proposed to commit 2.5 billion USD to supercomputing research during the 12th five-year plan period (2012-2017). The project will be handled by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
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