After equipping six state-based institutes with supercomputers last year, Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of Gujarat, has announced equipping 10 more this year with the same.
Experts from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) started four-day training workshop at Science City from Tuesday.
As per experts, the computers named PARAM Shavak developed by C-DAC, would be able to provides eight teraflops peak computing power per second, meaning computing function with ten trillion numbers in a second. DST sources said that the supercomputers are likely to be delivered to the institutes in phase-wise manner in next six months.
A total of 32 faculty members from 16 institutes that already have supercomputers or are soon going to get one participated in the workshop that was organized to explain various functions of high-performance computing and programming.