at SC07, the international conference on high performance computing,
networking, storage and analysis, in Reno, Nevada. The Top 10 shows five new and one substantially upgraded system with
five of these changes placing at the top five positions. The new TOP500
list, as well as the previous 29 lists, can be found on the Web at http://www.top500.org/.
Topping the list was IBM with two of its computers occupying first and second positions. They are installed at DOE's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif and Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ), Germany respectively.
The third fastest computer belongs to the New Mexico Computing Applications Center (NMCAC) in Rio Rancho, N.M. and is built by SGI.
India proving its presence in high end technical world has bagged the honour of having the fourth fastest computer. It is a Hewlett-Packard Cluster Platform and installed at The Computational Research Laboratories of Tata Sons in Pune.
The No.5 system is also a new Hewlett-Packard Cluster Platform 3000
BL460c system and installed at a Swedish government agency. It was
measured at 102.8 TFlop/s.
The last new system in the Top 10, placing No. 9, is a Cray XT4
system installed at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing
Center (NERSC) at DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and was
ranked based on a Linpack performance of 85.4 TFlop/s.
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