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Submission + - JPMorgan Rolls Out (Another) FPGA Supercomputer (computerworlduk.com)

An anonymous reader writes: JP Morgan is expanding its use of dataflow supercomputers to speed up more of its fixed income trading operations. Earlier this year, the bank revealed how it reduced the time it took to run an end-of-day risk calculation from eight hours down to just 238 seconds. The new dataflow supercomputer, where the computer chips are tailored to perform specific, bespoke tasks (as explained in this Wall Street Journal article) — will be equivalent to more than 12,000 conventional x86 cores, providing 128 Teraflops of performance.
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JPMorgan Rolls Out (Another) FPGA Supercomputer

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