Australian System Retains Rank as Top Life Science Computer in Latest Top500 List | GenomeWeb

Australia's Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative hosts the fastest life science supercomputer in the world, according to the most recent version of the Top500 list released earlier this month.

The 65,536-core IBM BlueGene/Q system, known as "Avoca," clocks in at 690.2 teraflops and holds the No. 33 position on the list of the world's fastest supercomputers, a slight drop from the No. 31 spot on the June version of the twice-yearly ranking.

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