Ten Cool Supercomputers, Illustrated

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The Jaguar supercomputer combines processing power with a little bit of style. Photo credit: National Center for Computing Science.

Pingdom has assembled a review of Ten of the Coolest and Most Powerful Supercomputers, starting with the Cray 1 in the 1970s right up through Roadrunner 2. The story provides a timeline of the advancements in processing power over the years, but also provides photos of these mighty systems, and links to more. Highly recommended.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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