eWeek: Once again, IBM can lay claim to having the world's fastest supercomputer.
The list of the top 500 supercomputers in the world was released June 27 at the International Supercomputer Conference in Dresden, Germany, with IBM taking top honors for the fourth straight time.
Big Blue, of Armonk, N.Y., built six of the top 10 supercomputers on this year's list. Dell, Cray and Silicon Graphics also were included among the top 10. Unlike last year, when only one of IBM's Blue Gene/L systems cracked 100 teraflops of performance, at least three of the top 10 supercomputers in the 2007 list sped past the 100 teraflop mark.
The top 500 list, which is published twice a year, is compiled by the University of Mannheim, in Germany; the University of Tennessee; and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center's Lawrence-Berkeley National Laboratory.