" I thought it was incredibly significant to see Linux
with as much if not more dominance as Microsoft in a market. The
fact that it’s the high end of high-performance computing
(HPC) only increases the significance, in my opinion, since it is
generally a harbinger of things to come in more mainstream
enterprise IT. So, is it that time of year again? You bet.
"The latest list continues Linux dominance. Linux is used in the
top nine supercomputer systems in the world. In fact, Linux is the
only operating system that managed gains in the November 2008 list.
A year ago, Linux was the OS for 84.6% of the top supercomputers.
In November 2008, the open source OS was used in 87.8% of the