China wins again with it’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer. According to a BBC article, 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, a version of Linux developed by the National University of Defense Technology (China) for the Chinese military & other government organizations.
As of June 2013, the top 10 fastest supercomputers are as follows:
|Titan||Cray Linux Environment||US|
Yeah! Linux everywhere (^^,) ...
Here’s a nice pie-chart generated from the top500.org‘s website: