India Fastest SuperComputer Pratyush Unveiled -Top 5 Supercomputers

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India Fastest SuperComputer Pratyush Unveiled -Top 5 Supercomputers

India Fastest SuperComputer Pratyush Unveiled – Top 5 Supercomputers – Hello friends welcome to studydhaba.com .Here is a good news for all of us . India took a gigantic leap towards the future on Monday after it unveiled Pratyush, its fastest supercomputer yet. Pratyush, which was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Earth Sciences Dr.Harsh Vardhan, is located at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune and a deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops.

India Fastest SuperComputer Pratyush Unveiled -Top 5 Supercomputers

India Fastest SuperComputer Pratyush Unveiled -Top 5 Supercomputers

  • Pratyush is expected to add significantly to the nation’s capacity in weather forecasting and climate monitoring
  • Pratyush takes India to the fourth position in term of fastest computers in world – only behind the UK, Japan, and the USA in terms of dedicated high powered computing resources for weather and climate monitoring.
  • Pratyush, which is essentially an array of computers, draws 4 Petaflops of it’s peak power from IITM, Pune, and the remaining 2.8 Petaflops come from the National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (NCMRWF) at Noi

Top 5 supercomputers in India 2018

  1. SahasraT (Cray XC40)
  2. Aaditya (IBM/Lenovo System)
  3. TIFR Colour Boson
  4. IIT Delhi HPC
  5. Param Yuva 2

Introduction of Pratyush Super Computer

  • The Cost of building pratyush super computer is 450 crore .
  • Main Objective of this supercomputer is to predict extreme weather ,climate and droughts.
  • As a result of added computing power, the number of farmers who receive weather information through text messages is expected to increase from 24 million at present to 45 million by 2019,
  • It will be good for Farmers .

 

 

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