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Debian GNU/Linux powers Max Planck Institute 32.8 TFlops supercomputer

A team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics have created Germany's 4th largest supercomputer by using Debian GNU/Linux.

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Sharing the Supercomputer Wealth

The M45, named for a star cluster, is considered one of the world's 50 fastest supercomputers. The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Big Ben system, by comparison, debuted two years ago with capabilities for 10 trillion calculations per second.

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Build an 8 PS3 supercomputer

Less than a 10th the cost per GFlop of the $2500 supercomputer
Take 8 PS 3 consoles, Yellow Dog Linux, a Gigabit Ethernet switch and your favorite protein folding or gravitational wave modeling codes and you’re doing real science. On a Playstation!

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SGI and NASA ready most powerful Linux computer ever

NASA has selected an SGI Altix supercomputer to help it meet future high-performance computing requirements. The new system will be the first supercomputer to operate 2,048 processor cores and 4TB of memory under control of one Linux kernel, creating the world's largest single-kernel Linux system, NASA and SGI announced this week.

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