"6. Leveraging Linux for Supercomputing
Thus, aggregation provides an affordable, virtual x86 platform with
large, shared memory. Server virtualization for aggregation
replaces the functionality of custom and proprietary chipsets with
software and utilizes only a tiny fraction of a system's CPUs and
RAM to provide chipset-level services without sacrificing system
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"2. Linux kernel: 13 million lines, over 5 patches per hour
The Linux Foundation has published its third annual report about
Linux kernel authorship. The statistics included in the paper
illustrate growth trends in the kernel development process and
provide insight into how the labor is distributed among individual
contributors and corporate sponsors.
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