Linux Scalability: SGI builds 1,024 processors based super computer

in Categories Linux, News last updated June 27, 2006

SGI Shatters Linux Scalability Records Yet Again With 1,024 Processors Running Under Single Copy of Linux.

FTA “…On its powerful and acclaimed SGI(R) Altix(R) 4700 blade platform and a beta version of SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Server 10 from Novell, SGI demonstrated a single system image (SSI) running on a world-record 1,024 processors. Until that moment, the largest Linux SSI operated on 512 processors — another SGI record…”

Wow! Administrating such box will be fun (or may be pain) 😉

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

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