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NewsForge: How Will Linux be Leveraged in Next-Gen Supercomputers?

“Linux is at the top of the world’s Top 500 List of World’s
Fastest Supercomputers, but does it have what it takes to stay
there?

“IBM and the United States stole the top slot last November when
the BlueGene/L system running Linux topped 70 teraflops (trillions
of calculations) per second on the Linpack Benchmark and displaced
Japan’s Earth Simulator as king of ultra high performance computing
(HPC)…”

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