Supercomputer Spotlight: ASPIRE 2A To Arrive In 2022

A sneak peek inside Singapore’s next step in supercomputing.

AsianScientist (Mar. 23, 2022) – As the saying goes, out with the old and in with the new. After five years of operation, the Advanced Supercomputer for Petascale Innovation Research and Enterprise (ASPIRE 1), Singapore’s first national petascale supercomputer, will soon gain a significant boost thanks to a S$40 million hardware upgrade.

The aptly-named ASPIRE 2A, set to be operational in early 2022, will be eight times more powerful than the present iteration and could soon be among the world’s top-ranked supercomputers. Take a glimpse into the next frontier of the city-state’s supercomputing ambitions below.

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This infographic was first published in the January 2022 print version of Supercomputing Asia.
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