March 14, 2008

Debian Linux cluster beats supercomputer in tsunami warnings

The Philippine government's official weather service, PAGASA, has replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods, droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of the cost.

Link: pcworld.idg.com.au

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