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IBM's supercomputer runs Fedora

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Old 06-10-2008
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IBM's supercomputer runs Fedora
  

IBM's supercomputer, the Roadrunner, which cost something close to $ 100 million dollars.

IBM is a great company of Free Software as a whole and also specifically to the Fedora project, reports that Fedora is used in the test environment with this and other machines.

Roadrunner Name System
Site DOE / NNSA / LANL
Family IBM System Cluster
System Model QS22 BladeCenter Cluster
Computer QS22/LS21 BladeCenter Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 3.2 GHz / 1.8 GHz Opteron DC, Voltaire Infiniband
Vendor IBM
Installation Year 2008

Linux Operating System
Infiniband Interconnect
PowerXCell 8i processor 3200 MHz (12.8 GFlops)

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Why doesn't we hear much about Fedora Linux. In India, Redhat is the only known and taught version of Linux as far as I can see. I have read reviews that states Fedora is the finest Linux.
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