ARM in a supercomputer race


ARM announced a new design chip for supercomputing.

The new ARM processor design will be based on the 64-bit ARM-v8A architecture and have vector processing extensions called Scalable Vector Extension.

ARM's new supercomputer chip design with vector extensions will be in Japan's Post-K computer, which will be deployed in 2020. Arm drops its  trusty SPARC architecture in favor of ARM for high-performance computers.

More details at: PCWorld