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  • noun computing 1018 floating-point operations per second.

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exa- +‎ FLOP

Examples

  • "The next speed is 'exaflop' - 10 to the 18th power."

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  • "The next speed is 'exaflop' - 10 to the 18th power."

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  • "The next speed is 'exaflop' - 10 to the 18th power."

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  • "The next speed is 'exaflop' - 10 to the 18th power."

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  • But when Roadrunner broke the petaflop record last year, capable of more than one thousand trillion (one quadrillion) sustained floating-point operations per second, it brought supercomputers into a new territory, the exaflop, which is a million trillion calculations, or a quntillion, per second -- a thousand times faster than a petaflop.

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  • Other companies, notably IBM, and numerous scientific research centers are also working to bring supercomputers and HPC machines into the "exaflop" era.

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  • Other companies, notably IBM, and numerous scientific research centers are also working to bring supercomputers and HPC machines into the "exaflop" era.

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  • And the United States is embarking on an effort to reach an exaflop, or one million trillion mathematical operations in a second, sometime before the end of the decade, though most computer scientists say the necessary technologies do not yet exist.

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  • And the United States is embarking on an effort to reach an exaflop, or one million trillion mathematical operations in a second, sometime before the end of the decade, though most computer scientists say the necessary technologies do not yet exist.

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  • And the United States is embarking on an effort to reach an exaflop, or one million trillion mathematical operations in a second, sometime before the end of the decade, though most computer scientists say the necessary technologies do not yet exist.

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  • See petaflop.

    June 9, 2008