Promise to Obama kept: US managed to create an exascale supercomputer


    The Frontier supercomputer has reached exascale computing power, it can process a quintillion operations per second.In keeping with a promise made by President Obama over seven years ago, the US has managed to create the first “true” exascale supercomputer, ushering in a new era of computational power. The fastest supercomputers in the world up until this point were still petascale, capable of a quadrillion calculations