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Reality Check: Supercomputers Still Rule… and Linux Still Rules Them

By: linuxscribe

October 4, 2013 2:25 pm

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Earlier this summer, The Linux Foundation released the report 20 years of, which marked the 20th anniversary of the Top 500 supercomputer ranking, and (quite naturally) highlighted Linux’s dominance on systems within the Top 500 over time.

From the very beginning of my time with Linux, the notion of Linux’ scalability up to high performance architecture has stuck with me. I used to tell people when I explained Linux that it was the one operating system that could run a wristwatch or a supercomputer…

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