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Petaflop vs. Petascale

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Petaflopnoun

(computing) Either of two units of measure of the calculating speed of a computer:

Petascaleadjective

A metric for objects on the scale of quadrillions (1015 or 1,000,000,000,000,000) of elements. Most often used for computer systems; a petascale computer system operates at speeds measured in petaflops and has memory measured in petabytes.

Petaflopnoun

a quadrillion (10¹⁵) floating point operations per second.

Petaflopnoun

1,125,899,906,842,624 (2⁵⁰) floating point operations per second.

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