[ubuntu-uk] Top 500 Supercomputers

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Jun 19 14:17:47 BST 2008


Kris Douglas wrote:

> You hear quite a lot about these 'green companies' that are using
> computers to both minimise impact and help prevent damage to the
> environment, look at that machine, the power usage and cooling systems
> must be contributing half of the worlds power usage haha.

Yes, I wonder about the future of such machines from the environmental
point of view. They don't exactly lend themselves to virtualization!
Fortunately there are a relatively small number of such systems.

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