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Old 11-12-2012, 04:05 PM   #1
sycamorex
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New list of top 500 supercomputers - some statistics


Some statistics from the newly released Top 500 supercomputers list. Linux might be slightly behind on the Desktop market but here... well.. I don't think it needs any comments:

Linux 469
Unix 20
Mixed 7
Windows 3
BSD-based 1

Code:
Operating System 	            Count
Linux	                              419	
AIX	                               18	
Cray Linux Environment 	               14
CNK/SLES 9	                        7
SLES10 + SGI ProPack 5	                7
bullx SUperCOmputer Suite A.E.2.1	5	
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11	        5	
CNL	                                4	
RHEL 6.2	                        4	
CentOS	                                4	
Redhat Linux	                        3
RedHat Enterprise 5	                2	
Windows HPC 2008	                2
Open Solaris	                        1	
Cell OS	                                1	
SUSE Linux	                        1
RHEL 6.1	                        1
Windows Azure	                        1
Super-UX	                        1
Linux count over the years:

Code:
Nov 2012	419
Jun 2012	419
Nov 2011	414
Jun 2011	417
Nov 2010	416
Jun 2010	412
Nov 2009	400
Jun 2009	391
Nov 2008	395
Jun 2008	384
Nov 2007	395
Jun 2007	359
Nov 2006	346
Jun 2006	351
Nov 2005	361
Jun 2005	312
Nov 2004	303
Jun 2004	290
Nov 2003	198
Jun 2003	139
Nov 2002	71
Jun 2002	67
Nov 2001	38
Jun 2001	43
Nov 2000	53
Jun 2000	28
Nov 1999	18
Jun 1999	17
Nov 1998	1
Jun 1998	1
 
Old 11-13-2012, 02:18 AM   #2
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The statistic about fields of application and countries can be interesting.
I add them for November 2012

Code:
Application Area            Count 	System Share (%)	
Not Specified	                 314	62.8	
Research	                 88	17.6	
Web Services	                 15	3
Geophysics	                 14	2.8
Energy	                         12	2.4
Weather and Climate Research	 12	2.4
Defense	                         11	2.2	
Benchmarking	                  6	1.2	
Finance	                          5	1	
Aerospace	                  5	1
Environment	                  3	0.6	
Automotive	                  2	0.4	
Information Service	          2	0.4	
IT Services	                  2	0.4	
Life Science	                  1	0.2	
Services	                  1	0.2	
Entertainment	                  1	0.2	
Internet Provider	          1	0.2	
Information Processing Service	  1	0.2
Telecommunication	          1	0.2	
Semiconductor	                  1	0.2	
Software	                  1	0.2	
Cloud Services	                  1	0.2
Code:
Countries      Count 	 System Share (%)
United States	   250	        50
China	            72	        14.4
Japan	            32	        6.4
United Kingdom	    24	        4.8
France	            21	        4.2
Germany	            19	        3.8
Canada	            11	        2.2
India	             9	        1.8
Russia	             8	        1.6
Italy	             7	        1.4
Australia	     7	        1.4
Sweden	             6	        1.2
Poland	             4	        0.8
Switzerland	     4	        0.8
Korea, South	     4	        0.8
Taiwan	             3	        0.6
Saudi Arabia	     3	        0.6
Finland	             3	        0.6
Norway	             3	        0.6
Brazil 	             2	        0.4
Spain	             2	        0.4
Austria	             1	        0.2
Mexico	             1	        0.2
Slovak Republic	     1	        0.2
Denmark	             1	        0.2
Belgium	             1	        0.2
Israel	             1	        0.2
 
  


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