NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks
The STAC-A2 Benchmark suite is the industry standard for testing technology stacks used for compute-intensive analytic workloads involved in pricing and risk management. The STAC-A2 specifications were developed by the STAC Benchmark Council, which consists of over 400 financial institutions and 50 vendor organizations. User firms include the largest global banks, brokerage houses, exchanges, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, and other market participants.
SX-Aurora TSUBASA is a power-saving server equipped with a large number of card-type vector engines (VE) that combine LSI technology, high-density mounting technology, and high-efficiency cooling technology that NEC has cultivated over many years of supercomputer development. Moreover, the system is specialized for high-speed processing of large-scale data using NEC's unique vector processors, making it ideal for contributing to financial markets.
Going forward, NEC will continue to actively promote the expansion of the market for vector supercomputers and their adoption by a wide range of industries, including the financial field.
*The STAC-A2.beta2.GREEKS.10-100k-1260.TIME.COLD benchmark. To download or view the full STAC Report visit https://STACresearch.com/news/NEC210422.
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