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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..."

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