World's Fastest Supercomputer Runs On Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Posted by muktware on Jun 21, 2012 3:35 PM EDT
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Linux continues to dominate the world of super-computers, according to a list published by For the first time since November 2009, a United States supercomputer sits atop the TOP500 list of the world’s top supercomputers. Named Sequoia, the IBM BlueGene/Q system installed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory achieved an impressive 16.32 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark using 1,572,864 cores.

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