Posts Tagged “supercomputers”:

Linux and supercomputers :-)

Whenever I am asked whether Linux is trustworthy or not for critical applications I cite statistics from top500.org. That's a list of the top 500 commercial supercomputers that are known. Every six months the list is updated and the Linux share of supercomputers keeps growing. I recall that during the... [Read More]

top500.org’s supercomputers list for June 2013 is out

China wins again with it’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer. According to a [BBC article](http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22936989), this came as a surprise as the machine was not supposed to be ready by 2015. Anyway, what brings smile on my face is that the beast runs [Kylin OS](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kylin_(operating_system)), a version of Linux developed by the National... [Read More]