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Re: "The success Linux has been having outside of the realm of industry standard X86-based systems"

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____/ Ender2070 on Tuesday 04 Oct 2011 15:05 : \____

> Good stuff but IBM isn't really a good example of non-x86 mainframes.
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TOP500#June_2011
> http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/20/technology/20computer.html?_r=1
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K_computer
> 
> It currently uses 68,544 2.0GHz 8-core SPARC64 VIIIfx processors packed in 672
> cabinets, for a total of 548,352 cores, manufactured by Fujitsu with 45 nm
> CMOS process technology.
> 
> Allegedly runs Linux

It has many Linux VMs in it. You can give one core to each.

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