Elisabeth Stahl on Benchmarking and IT Optimization

IBM is #1 in TOP500 Supercomputers

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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:

  • New #1: LLNL Sequoia Blue Gene/Q at 16.32 PFlops
  • 5 in TOP 10
  • Most installed aggregate throughput with over 58.6 out of 123.4 Petaflops with Blue Gene, Power Systems, System x.
  • Lead for 26 Lists in a row
  • Most systems in TOP500 with 213. HP had 140. Oracle had 7.
  • Fastest system in Europe
  • Fastest x86 system
  • 20 Most energy-efficient systems
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    Source: Results current as of 6/18/12.

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    Written by benchmarkingblog

    June 18, 2012 at 9:10 am

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