• The Exascale: Why and How 

      Keyes, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-11)
      Sustained floating-point computation rates on real applications, as tracked by the ACM Gordon Bell Prize, increased by three orders of magnitude from 1988 (1 Gigaflop/s) to 1998 (1 Teraflop/s), and by another three orders ...