Customers, Partners Run Top Supercomputers on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

<p><strong>Waltham, Mass. </strong><br />Supercomputers around the world are running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell. According to TOP500, a project that tracks and detects trends in high-performance computing, SUSE Linux Enterprise is the Linux of choice on the world&#39;s largest HPC supercomputers today. <br /><br />Of the top 50 supercomputers worldwide, 40 percent are running on SUSE Linux Enterprise, including the top three IBM eServer Blue Gene at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, IBM eServer BlueGene/P (JUGENE) at the Juelich Research Center and SGI Altix 8200 at the New Mexico Computing Applications Center.<br /><br />Leveraging the economics of open-source software and low-cost hardware, Novell, together with its partners, is bringing the same high-performance computing capabilities utilized in supercomputers to enterprises and mid-market customers in a range of industries, including manufacturing, research and academic organizations.<br /><br />Customers such as Audi, MTU Aero Engines, NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division, Porsche Informatik, Seoul National University, Swinburne University of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Wehmeyer are running supercomputers and computer clusters on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to handle mission-critical workloads with minimal downtime.<br /><br />Three supercomputers at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division operate on SUSE Linux Enterprise from Novell. These computers are used to evaluate next-generation technology to meet NASA&#39;s engineering and science requirements; control system operation and launch programs; and support NASA&#39;s aeronautics, science and space operations initiatives. </p><p>NASA&#39;s next supercomputer, scheduled for completion this summer, will also run on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and when deployed will be one of the…


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