Development of High Performance Computing Systems

  • Stanisław KozielskiEmail author
  • Dariusz Mrozek
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1231)


The aim of the work is to present the development trends of high performance computers. The analysis focused on system architecture, processors and computing accelerators used. Particular attention was paid to interconnection networks, connecting system nodes. The problem of energy saving in the construction of large systems was also discussed. The data from the list of 500 largest computer systems was used in the analysis.


High performance computer Computing accelerator Interconnection network 



The work was carried out within the statutory research project of the Department of Applied Informatics, Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science, Silesian University of Technology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Informatics, Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer ScienceSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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