Linux helps to squeeze the last drop out of oilfields

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| So a year ago the company embarked on a project to link five of its Linux
| clusters - four in Norway and one in Houston, Texas - into a multi-cluster
| grid using Platform Computing's LSF workload management software.
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology...ews.opensource

Tell Bush. Maybe the US Government will finally support Linux and stop "letting
the folks [criminals] from Redmond 'innovate' [new crimes]."

NASCAR drivers get boost from HPC

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| But Picklo, whose systems total 1,650 cores running in clusters in Linux and
| Unix environments, is certain of one benefit. Because these race cars operate
| at the extremes of vehicle performance, the HPC engineering work that has
| gone into them has had the "unanticipated benefit" of helping with vehicle
| performance for a wide range of vehicles.
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http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.p...140911&rid=-50


Related:

Blade Servers Make It to the Top HPC Sites

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| Linux has ruled the Top 500 list for quite some time, and the advent of a
| Windows alternative from Microsoft has not, as yet, changed that. Linux is
| ^^^^^^^^^
| the sole operating system on 426 of the 500 machines in the November ranking,
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| or 85.2 percent of the machines, and is also usually the other operating
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| system in the 34 hybrid platforms that make up another 6.8 percent of
| machines on the list. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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http://www.itjungle.com/bns/bns111307-story01.html