Jerry McBride <jmcbride@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Debian Linux cluster beats supercomputer in tsunami warnings
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | The Philippine government's official weather service, PAGASA, has
>> | replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that
>> | can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods,
>> | droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of
>> | the cost.
>> | The cluster includes eight PCs running as a single node, connected via a
>> | gigabit switch, each with dual 64-bit Intel Xeon processors running the
>> | Debian Linux OS.
>> | "We tried several Linux flavours, including Red Hat, Mandrake, Fedora
F>> | etc," said Alan Pineda, head of ICT and flood forecasting at PAGASA.
> I would NEVER have seen this article. And this is why I look for your posts,
> each and every day.
> Here... a cluster made from 8 PC's running dual processor Xeons and Debian
> Linux, and has OUT PERFORMED and SGI super computer on both economy and
> That, my friends, is news. And this is Linux Advocacy at it's best.
> Cheers, Roy.
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