New Supercomputer Enters Testing Phase in Hungary

  • 21 Oct 2022 6:13 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
New Supercomputer Enters Testing Phase in Hungary
Komondor, Hungary’s new supercomputer, named after the Hungarian breed of sheepdog, will be among the world’s 500th fastest with a capacity of 5 petaflops, Portfolio writes.

Installation of the high-performance computer began last month and the device is now in the testing phase. It will be put into operation by the Government Information Technology Development Agency at the University of Debrecen.

Boasting a speed of 100 gigabytes per second, the computer will be connected to Hungary’s academic and research network, and will be available free of charge to higher education institutions, research institutes and their partners, and to innovative companies involved in research and development with conditions.

Its many possible areas of use include weather and climate research modelling, and telecoms and pharmaceutical research.

According to earlier reports, the cost of the Komondor project is estimated at Ft 5.8 billion.

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