Podcast: NNSA Discusses $174 Million Trinity Supercomputer

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trinityIn this podcast from Federal News Radio, Thuc Hoang from the NNSA discusses the Trinity system, a large-scale supercomputer procurement based on Intel’s Knights Landing.

Forty-two petaFLOPS equals one big upgrade for the National Nuclear Security Administration. A new super computer dubbed Trinity will be assembled next year at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The $174 million deal with Cray is one of the biggest contracts in the supercomputer manufacturers history. Cray also built supercomputer Cielo, which will be retired after Trinity is up and running.

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