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NewsForge: Linux Lays Groundwork for World's Top Supercomputers

Jul 15, 2005, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

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"Linux now leads the pack of operating systems on the Top500 project's list of the world's most powerful supercomputers, the latest of which was released at the International Supercomputer Conference (ISC2005) in Heidelberg, Germany, last month.

"Linux is playing a larger role in high-performance computing (HPC), and consistently claiming a larger number of slots on the Top500 Supercomputer List, according to list editor Erich Strohmaier. 'I would say it's the prevalent operating system on the list,' he said in an interview. 'There's no indication there will be a move away from Linux any time soon. I think Linux is here to stay...'"

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