Alibaba’s Quantum Labs team has successfully developed Taizhang, the strongest quantum circuit simulator ever, announcing today, May 8! Thanks to the powerful Alibaba Group Computing Platform, Taizhang led in Google’s benchmark among the world, in random quantum circuits.

The simulator uses only 14% of computing resources of the platform and can get the most out of the online clustering of the platform. It possesses innovative algorithm providing minimal communication overhead.

The Alibaba Taizhang simulator finds its purpose in ‘bringing the link up and down’ in order to communicate with the hardware for compatibility. The introduction of Taizhang follows a series of the tech leaders coming up with the new advanced qubit processors. Within February and March 2018, the companies IBM, Google and Microsoft introduced their own qubit prototypes and processors.