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SUSE Linux Enterprise wins at Final Jeopardy!

Feb 04, 2011, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Which operating system powers the world's most famous supercomputer and Jeopardy! contestant? The answer is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11. Watson, developed by IBM, recently won a Jeopardy practice round against previous champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter and is scheduled to be on the game show on Feb 14 and 16.

"Watson runs on IBM's high-performance, high-capacity Power servers and SUSE Linux Enterprise is the fastest operating system on POWER7, making it an ideal choice for Watson.

"Containing more than 200 million digital pages of information and operating at a speed of over 80 teraflops in its digital "brain," Watson uses a combination of deep analytics and rapid processing speeds that can interpret the types of "natural language" questions used in the long-running game show."

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