Microsoft debuted in Top 10 of World's most powerful supercomputers

At the Supercomputing 2008 conference, Microsoft debuted in the top 10 of the world's most powerful supercomputers with Shanghai Supercomputer Center and Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd., which ranked at No. 10 with 180.6 teraflops, the parallel computing speed, and 77.5 percent efficiency. A truly incredible achievement considering that 12 months ago in Reno, Nevada, Microsoft […]

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At the Supercomputing 2008 conference, Microsoft debuted in the top 10 of the world's most powerful supercomputers with Shanghai Supercomputer Center and Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd., which ranked at No. 10 with 180.6 teraflops, the parallel computing speed, and 77.5 percent efficiency. A truly incredible achievement considering that 12 months ago in Reno, Nevada, Microsoft was at 116 on the Top500 list at Top500.org. This is on the heels of Windows HPC Server 2008 releasing to the manufacturing industry in September.

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