The newt top 1 supercomputer in Japan, the T2k open supercomputer system ranks No. 16 on the new released Top 500 list
The T2K Systems delivered to University of Tokyo by Hitachi features TYAN 4-socket Opteron server platforms designed to achieve a theoretical peak performance of approximately 140 teraflops
Specifications for the T2K Supercomputer were jointly developed in July 2006 by the University of Tsukuba, the University of Kyoto, and the University of Tokyo with the goal of developing each university's next generation supercomputers. Working collaboratively the universities aimed to develop supercomputer systems with the fastest performing and most advanced technology available. The T2K Open Supercomputer System delivered to the University of Tokyo by Hitachi Ltd. achieves that goal with the most advanced technology along with providing the fastest performance to the universities and their researchers. AMD CoolCore(TM) Technology and Independent Dynamic Core Technology are examples of the latest advanced technology available in the T2K Open Supercomputer. These technologies provide much needed energy-efficiency in the form of performance-per-watt and innovative processor-level power management features. With four Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors in each node the T2K Open Supercomputer provides not only the highest performance but also scalability and advanced floating point processing capabilities demanded by the universities and their researchers.
The T2K System in University of Tokyo started operation on 1st of June 2008 and ranked as the No. 1 supercomputer in Japan. This T2K system is comprised with 952 nodes of Hitachi HA8000-tc/RS425 technical servers. Each node of Hitachi HA8000-tc/RS425 technical server is built with the TYAN TN28 B4988 server, four Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) 8300 Processors (code name:8356), 128GB memory modules, and 1,000GB HD Bay. The T2K Systems in University of Tokyo achieves a theoretical peak performance of approximately 140 TFlop/s.
"Being the leading worldwide server platform provider, TYAN's focus is in advancing R&D and manufacturing ability," said James Sytwu, the GM of TYAN Business Unit of Mitac International Corp. "TYAN is proud in taking part of this distinguished project. Moving forward, TYAN will continue developing and providing the leading technology to our customers, such as Hitachi and more, to enable them to be the leader in their field."
TYAN TN28 B4988 is a 2U 4-way high end server solution which supports four Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) 8300 processors or four Dual-Core AMD Opteron(TM) 8100 processor. TYAN will showcase the HPC platforms during ISC'08. Please visit TYAN at booth (C01~C02) or visit www.tyan.com for more information.
MiTAC Group (TSE:2315) operating IDMS Innovation, Design, Manufacture, Service business approaches for offering consolidate service to customers and users. MiTAC Groups is consisted of four important business unit, including CSBU (Consumer system Biz Unit), ESBU (Enterprise system Biz Unit), MBU (Mobil Communication Devices Biz Unit) and TBU (TYAN Business Unit). Tyan officially merged by MiTAC International Corporation in 2007 and has become one of the core business units of MiTAC, named TBU (Tyan Business Unit). MiTAC is heading to server platforms and Storage device industry with emerging MiTAC strength in IT industry with R&D, engineering, manufacturing, supplying chain, RMA and TYAN strength in R&D in high end server territory.
About Top 500
Top 500 list is announced every June and September by ISC organizer each year from 1933 till now. The Top500 list is an evaluation and comparing chart for the supercomputers all over the world. The Top500 evaluation is based on Linpac benchmark testing to evaluate performance via Gflop/s and Fflop/s of each supercomputer. A teraflop or "tflop" is the computing power required to process one trillion floating point operations per second.
Tyan Computer GmbH
Tyan as a leading server brand under Mitac Group, designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 and x86-64 server/workstation board technology platforms and server solution products. Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide for a wide range of applications. Tyan enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable products for a wide range of applications such as server appliances and solutions for high-performance computing, and server/workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.
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