Frontiers of Data and Computing ›› 2020, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (1): 1-17.doi: 10.11871/jfdc.issn.2096-742X.2020.01.001

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Building the New Generation of Computing Infrastructure Supporting Technology Innovation

Qian Depei1,2,*()   

  1. 1. Beihang University,Beijing 100191,China
    2. Sun Yat-Sen University,Guangzhou,Guangdong 510275,China
  • Received:2019-01-20 Online:2020-02-20 Published:2020-03-28
  • Contact: Qian Depei


[Context] Theoretical analysis, experimental observation and computational simulation are the three major methods of scientific research. High performance computing, as one of the main symbols of a country's comprehensive national strength, has important strategic significance.[Methods] This article focuses on the development of high-performance computing, the construction of high performance computer environments, and the development of computing applications in China, which reviews the development history and main achievements of high-performance computing in the past 20 years . Furthermore, the deployment and progress of China's key R&D projects in high-performance computing during the current "13th Five-Year Plan" period are introduced.[Conclusions] Based on the analysis of the current high-performance computing development situation, the author proposes and discusses that strengthening the construction of new-generation computing infrastructure and applications.

Key words: high performance computing, computing infrastructure, computing applications, software foundation platforms