Sun Breaks Into Top 5 on Top 500 Supercomputers List
By staceyinfantino on Jun 18, 2008
The Top 500 Supercomputers list was announced this morning at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Dresden, Germany.
Sun took the #4 position with its deployment of the Sun Constellation System at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) in Austin.
Other key Sun highlights:
\*Based on the Sun Constellation System, TACC's Ranger supercomputer is the highest ranking system built on an open architecture.
\*Sun's Lustre File System manages 6 of the top 10 systems and nearly half of the top 50 systems.
\*Nearly half of the top 50 systems are archiving data on Sun storage.
Check out Sun at ISC: http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/media/presskits/2008-0618/index.jsp.