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June 2008 Top500 Supercomputer Sites Dominated by Linux

Jul 01, 2008, 11:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"The new No. 1 system, built by IBM for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory and called “Roadrunner,” achieved performance of 1.026 petaflop/s—becoming the first supercomputer ever to reach this milestone. At the same time, Roadrunner is also one of the most energy efficient systems on the TOP500."

This chart shows that Linux powers 85% of the world's most powerful computers.

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