Conference brings together supercomputer developers from around the world

Global Business

An annual international conference of high performance computing, SC18, took place November 11-15 2018 in Dallas, Texas. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad-Perez reports.

The conference drew over 13,000 attendees, a record for the event, and featured a technical program spanning six days. One of its highlights was a student competition, which featured 15 international student teams competing in a timed challenge to complete a real-world scientific workload.

Also announced at the conference, the number of supercomputers that call China home is on the rise. China now has 227 supercomputer systems, or 45 percent of the world’s total.