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Submission + - IBM's Blue Gene/P runs continuously at 1 petaflop

An anonymous reader writes: ZDNet is reporting IBM claims that the Blue Gene/P will continuously operate at more than 1 petaflop — It is actually capable of 3 quadrillion operations a second, or 3 petaflops. IBM claims that at 1 petaflop, Blue Gene/P is performing more operations than a 1.5-mile-high stack of laptops!
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IBM's Blue Gene/P runs continuously at 1 petaflop

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