EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2003
OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research
What is Supercomputing?
is the biggest, fastest computing right this minute.
Likewise, a is the biggest, fastest computer right this minute.
So, the definition of supercomputing is constantly changing.
Rule of Thumb: a supercomputer is 100 to 10,000 times as powerful as a PC.
Jargon: supercomputing is also called (HPC).