Fujitsu Supercomputer PRIMEHPC FX1000
Features the CPU A64FX adopting Scalable Vector Extension (SVE) which is an extension of the Arm®v8-A architecture for supercomputers. It achieves high performance per power and scalability.
Short for Peta Floating-point Operations Per Second. It is a unit of computing power that indicates the number of floating-point operations per second. Peta stands for 1,000,000,000,000,000 (15 raised to the power of 10).
Short for JAXA Supercomputer System Generation 2. This second-generation supercomputer system at JAXA has been in operation since April 2016.
Short for Supercomputer for earth Observation, Rockets, and Aeronautics (Main). It is the main system in JSS2 and has a theoretical computational performance of 3.49 petaflops. Highly tuned program assets can be executed in highly parallel environments and on a large scale.
Short for Jaxa's Storage Platform for Archiving, Computing, and Exploring. Various data can be archived, as High Performance Storage System (HPSS) manages 3 petabytes disk and 60 petabytes tape media in tiers.
Short for Graphic Processing Unit, which applies hardware used for image processing to both image processing and numerical calculation. With high computing performance, GPU is increasingly being used in supercomputers.
 Image simulated with the current system "JSS2" (flight environment)
As part of the "Social and scientific priority issues to be tackled by using the Supercomputer Fugaku" promoted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), this initiative represents the Sub-issue D "Research and development of core technologies to innovate aircraft design and operation" under the Priority Issue 8 "Development of innovative design and production processes that lead the way for the manufacturing industry in the near future."
 Node configuration
XL node, L node: Node for non-parallelized specialized application. There are two types, XL and L, depending on the capacity of the main memory. M node: Node that perform computational processing for such specialties of GPUs as AI and Deep Learning. S node: Node that runs an application in high parallel. This is for general applications such as commercial applications.
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Date: 22 April, 2020
Company: Fujitsu Limited