I'd like to ask a 2-3 questions concerning processing power of top cloud services and supercomputers, like:

  • What is an approximate processing power of top five cloud services?
  • What is a total processing power of all top ten supercomputers?
  • (or maybe in general) What is an approximate processing power of nowadays world?

What site would be best for this purpose:

  • Super User,
  • Web Applications,
  • other,
  • none (off-topic across entire SE).
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    That hardly seems a practical question that would attract answers with lasting value. Based on that I would say no site in the SE network is suited for that. – rene Jun 27 '18 at 11:56
  • As there are existing sites dedicated to this, I'd suggest using them. – Rory Alsop Jun 27 '18 at 15:41
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    Trivia questions are generally off topic everywhere. These questions aren't really answers to practical issues you face, a generally network-wide requirement (generally speaking in a general sense of the word general). – Won't Jun 28 '18 at 20:54
  • @RoryAlsop Can you provide any example of such? – trejder Jun 29 '18 at 10:41
  • using only your search terms in Google gives me the definitive lists including the TOP500 list on Wikipedia – Rory Alsop Jun 29 '18 at 12:03
  • @RoryAlsop It seems, we misunderstand each other. I have already used Google and got the information about TOP500. But this is a list of super-computers, while I'm seeking for a source of information about cloud services' computing power. I.e. How many processors, disks, RAM etc. Google Cloud, Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure etc. has. – trejder Jul 2 '18 at 10:11
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    Worth editing your question to state that it isn't about supercomputers then... As regards the cloud providers, there would be no real numbers - they change continually. Look at eg Google's replace numbers on faulty drives, for example. – Rory Alsop Jul 2 '18 at 12:57

I would say None and that such questions would be off-topic on all SE sites.

As soon as you ask a question that seeks to elicit multiple answers to guide your choice of technology, I think you are into the realm of needing a recommendation site, but SE has only two of these (Software Recommendations and Hardware Recommendations) and I think your questions may not meet their strict asking guidelines.

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