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IBM Supercomputer Dual-Boots Windows and Linux

Jun 17, 2008, 14:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"IBM has demonstrated one of the highest profile supercomputers yet to run Windows as well as Linux--the Akka system, installed at the High Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N) in northern Sweden.

"Akka is partly a result of a Microsoft strategy to make more of an impact on the high performance computing (HPC) field, where Linux runs about 85 percent of the systems and Windows is relegated to less than five percent, according to industry estimates..."

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