Linux now runs more than 90% of top supercomputers

By   |  May 31, 2010

Linux has always been the top player in the supercomputing arena but now it is more popular than ever, running more than 90% of the world’s top supercomputers.

According to the biannual Top 500 Supercomputer list, released on Friday, Linux accounts for more than 90% of the world’s largest supercomputers. 91 percent in fact, or 455 of the top 500 supercomputers. A year ago Linux accounted for 88.6% of the world’s top supercomputers and in November it accounted for 89.2 percent.

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