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LXer 06-05-2010 08:30 PM

LXer: Of the 500 Fastest Supercomputers, 455 Run on Linux
 
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The biannual list of the fastest supercomputers in the world was released at the beginning of June and unsurprisingly, the vast majority (91 percent, to be exact) run some form of the Linux operating system. The Linux Foundation's Amanda McPherson discussed the positive effect this statistic has on end users by citing that any improvements to Linux made by one of the supercomputer manufacturers got poured back into the kernel.

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H_TeXMeX_H 06-06-2010 06:24 AM

It is also rumored that the fastest one (a Cray XT) runs a modified Slackware :)

HasC 06-06-2010 08:32 AM

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Originally Posted by H_TeXMeX_H (Post 3994147)
It is also rumored that the fastest one (a Cray XT) runs a modified Slackware :)

really? care to try its KDE4? :D


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