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Supercomputer Christofari developed by SberCloud (cloud platform of Sberbank) in conjunction with the American technology company NVIDIA, was in the top 500 world rankings of the most powerful computers. In the updated ranking he took 29 th place. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.
Published in June of this year, ranking the 500 most powerful supercomputers Russia was represented only by two cars — “Lomonosov-2” from Moscow state University and Supercomputers the main computing center of Roshydromet. Then they settled down to 93-m and 364-m site, respectively. In a new ranking both computers have significantly lost their positions: “Lomonosov-2” dropped to 107th place, and the computer of Roshydromet — 465-E.
On creation of a supercomputer Sberbank announced on 8 November. Executive Vice President and head of the unit “Technology” of David Rafalovsky Sberbank told RBC that this machine will accelerate the development of services and processes based on artificial intelligence.
The supercomputer was named in honor of Christofari first client of the savings Bank Nikolay Kristofari. Its development has been the company SberCloud together with NVIDIA. The performance of a supercomputer in the test reached 6.7 of petaflops. “This system is 2.7 times faster than the previous fastest supercomputer in the country, based on average power during test,” said head of professional products NVIDIA Dmitry Konyagin.
According to David Rafalovsky, this supercomputer is designed for scientific research, commercial and government organizations working in different sectors of the economy such as oil and gas, banking and telecommunication industry, retail, chemistry, and medicine. The machine will allow you to develop and bring to market products based on artificial intelligence in the shortest possible time, with several weeks or months to hours or minutes, said the head of the unit “Technology” of Sberbank.
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