VNUNet: Linux Supercomputer Now World's No. 3
Jun 24, 2003, 11:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"A Linux cluster supercomputer, built for the US Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in 2002, has become the third
fastest supercomputer in the world.
"According to the 21st TOP500 supercomputing list, the Linux
Networx Evolocity system, known as MCR, can process 7.6 trillion
calculations per second (teraflops) running the Linpack benchmark,
and is the fastest Linux cluster in the world.
"It is the highest ranking ever for a Linux cluster, according
to Erich Strohmaier, computer scientist at the National Energy
Research Scientific Computing Center/Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory, and co-founder of the TOP500 list..."