World’s fastest Pico-ITX motherboard?

Axiomtek’s Pico-ITX “PICO880″ SBC features 4th Gen. Intel Core processors at up to 1.7GHz (3.3GHz turbo), and offers Mini-PCIe, SATA, GbE, HD A/V, and more. The PICO880 single board computer is billed by Axiomtek as “the most advanced, high-performance and extremely compact single board computer in the marketplace.” In this case, the hyberbole appears to […]
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482 of the Top500 supercomputers run Linux, and China’s Tianhe-2 is the fastest

What’s also impressive about the latest TOP500 List is that 482 of the supercomputers run one version of Linux or the other. That’s more than 96%. Only two, ranked 237 and 309, run a Windows operating system. Eleven run IBM’s AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) OS, and four run a mixed CNK/SLES 9 (Computer Node Kernel and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server). Only one runs Super-UX, a BSD-based operating system.
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World’s Fastest Supercomputer Runs On Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux continues to dominate the world of super-computers, according to a list published by top500.org. For the first time since November 2009, a United States supercomputer sits atop the TOP500 list of the world’s top supercomputers. Named Sequoia, the IBM BlueGene/Q system installed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory achieved an impressive 16.32 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark using 1,572,864 cores.
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