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ZDNet UK: BigTux Project Shows Linux Scaling to 64 Processors

Jan 20, 2005, 10:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Loney)

"HP on Tuesday demonstrated Linux scaling to 64 processors on its Superdome hardware as it seeks to reassure customers who are increasingly considering the open source operating system for enterprise applications.

"Running three different benchmarks on a standard Linux distribution based on the 2.6 kernel, the Superdome showed linear improvements for kernel compiling, memory bandwidth, and the HPL common supercomputer benchmark..."

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