Elisabeth Stahl on Benchmarking and IT Optimization

IBM TOP500 Supercomputing Leadership

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This morning the latest TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers was announced. The TOP500 is based on the Linpack benchmark, a key measure of high performance computing.

IBM is once again #1 in leadership with the:

  • Most installed aggregate throughput with over 20,234 out of 74,064 Teraflops, taking the lead for 25 lists in a row
  • Most systems in the TOP500 with 223 (HP had 142. Oracle had 10, a decrease from June when they had 12.)
  • Most energy-efficient system with the IBM Blue Gene/Q
  • 5 Most energy-efficient systems


Source: Results current as of 11/14/11.

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November 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm

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