The United States is in possession of the world’s fastest computer — the first time since 2009.
Dawn is the initial delivery system for Sequoia. Dawn is a 500 teraFLOPS BlueGene/P system. Sequoia was named the world’s fastest supercomputer by the TOP500 list. The list is released once every six months. Sequoia beat out the previous leader, the K Computer made by Japan-based Fujitsu. (Photo Courtesy of LLNL)/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory