Iran has unveiled a new supercomputer named ‘Simorgh’, which is 100 times more powerful than the previous supercomputer of the country to date. The supercomputer has been developed indigenously by Tehran’s Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). It has been named after a mythical Phoenix-like bird ‘Simurgh’.
- Currently, Simorgh has a performance capacity of 0.56 petaflops,
- However, the country claims this capacity to reach one petaflop in two months.
- The supercomputer will be used for artificial intelligence workloads, traffic and weather data, and image processing.