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BIOS: World's Most Powerful Linux System

Jun 27, 2006, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Silicon Graphics has announced another high-performance computing (HPC) first: the world's largest computer to operate under a single copy of the Linux OS.

"On its powerful and acclaimed SGI Altix 4700 blade platform and a beta version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 from Novell, SGI demonstrated a single system image (SSI) running on a world-record 1024 processors. Until that moment, the largest Linux SSI operated on 512 processors--another SGI record..."

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