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

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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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