“Blue Gene Watson can calculate 91 trillion operations a second and works 24 hours a day, seven days…”

December 9, 2008
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“Blue Gene Watson can calculate 91 trillion operations a second and works 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means in a mere 20 days the IBM supercomputer has crunched enough data to model one microsecond’s behavior of a folding protein in the eye while gulping in enough energy to power 500 homes.”

IBM’s Infinite Research Problem – Forbes.com
The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s strategic initiative to help a world of sma


“Blue Gene Watson can calculate 91 trillion operations a second and works 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means in a mere 20 days the IBM supercomputer has crunched enough data to model one microsecond’s behavior of a folding protein in the eye while gulping in enough energy to power 500 homes.”

IBM’s Infinite Research Problem – Forbes.com
The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s strategic initiative to help a world of smart systems emerge.

 See this primer on Smarter Planet