Thursday, November 20, 2008

Top 500 Supercomputers

I just had an idea to search what are the countries that have supercomputers and what are the operating system they are using. Just done a google search and find this marvelous site.

I just search for the countries that uses top 500 supercomputers. As usual US got the first place with more than 50%. What a good thing, Our neighbour India also having 8 out of top 500 supercomputers.Its a greate achivement I think. Unfortunatly Sri Lanka do not have any... :(

Here are the statistics for the November 2008.



































































































































































































CountriesCountShare %
Australia 1 0.20 %
Belgium 2 0.40 %
Brazil 2 0.40 %
Bulgaria 1 0.20 %
Canada 2 0.40 %
China 15 3.00 %
Denmark 3 0.60 %
Finland 1 0.20 %
France 26 5.20 %
Germany 25 5.00 %
India 8 1.60 %
Ireland 1 0.20 %
Israel 1 0.20 %
Italy 11 2.20 %
Japan 18 3.60 %
Korea, South 1 0.20 %
Malaysia 1 0.20 %
Mexico 1 0.20 %
Netherlands 3 0.60 %
New Zealand 4 0.80 %
Norway 2 0.40 %
Poland 6 1.20 %
Russia 8 1.60 %
Slovenia 1 0.20 %
South Africa 1 0.20 %
Spain 6 1.20 %
Sweden 8 1.60 %
Switzerland 4 0.80 %
Taiwan 2 0.40 %
United Kingdom 45 9.00 %
United States 290 58.00 %
Totals500100%



Now the interesting part, Operating Systems they are using. The interesting fact is that more than 85% in Linux. Windows got only 1% share. Can you imagine that??? Here are the statistics.












Operating system FamilyCountShare %
Linux43987.80 %
Windows51.00 %
Unix234.60 %
BSD Based10.20 %
Mixed316.20 %
Mac OS10.20 %
Totals500100%




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