New system
The supercomputer system and high-performance computational server sub-system will be procured separately.
A trillion floating-point operations per second.
 Roll out operations beginning in July 2012
The system employing PRIMEHPC FX10 nodes is scheduled to begin operations in July 2012 and the system employing PRIMERGY CX400 nodes in September 2012.
 K computer:
The nickname RIKEN has been using for this next-generation supercomputer since July 2010.
 Top-ranked performance
Ranked first on the 38th TOP500 list.
 Technical Computing Suite:
Fujitsu's original HPC middleware, which includes system management and job operation management functions, as well as a compiler and library, resulting in high execution performance for massively parallel applications.
Fujitsu Exabyte File System. A high-performance distributed file system that enables sharing across 100,000 nodes.
 High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) initiative
A computational science platform operated by the HPCI Consortium, which is made up of computational science-related research institutions from across Japan, as part of the HPCI initiative promoted by MEXT.
 General-Purpose computing on Graphic Processing Units (GPGPU)
Technology that employs special processors originally used in graphic processing for general computational applications other than graphics processing.
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Date: 04 April, 2012
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