April 30, 2008

Linux and Formula One

Author: JT Smith

"The same system that can run on 2000 core processors with terabytes of memory can be tweaked and tested on the engineer's laptop. In a world where a fraction of a second makes all the difference the ability to tweak the parameters, adjust the algorithms, and push the equations to their limits, can be the difference between winning and losing. As in all high performance industries the motor racing teams have found a distinct advantage in working with open source, for the most practical of reasons, performance, cost and flexibility."

Link: itpro.co.uk

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