May 23, 2014

The World's Fastest Supercomputer Runs On Ubuntu and OpenStack

If you look at the guts of some of the world's fastest supercomputers, you might be surprised at how much open source technology you find. Linux has long powered many significant supercomputers, and the Ubuntu Insights blog recently noted that China's Tianhe-2, the world's fastest supercomputer, runs both Ubuntu and OpenStack.

China's National University of Defense Technology, NUDT, developed Tianhe-2, and the organization is collaborating with Canonical. 

 

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