The Linux open-source operating system will control most segments of high- performance computing by 2004, reports Aberdeen Group, a Boston-based research firm.

The high-end of the HPC market is dominated by proprietary systems often running Unix and/or Unix cluster software from large system vendors, such as Compaq Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp., Aberdeen says. It notes that more than 70% of the revenue generated from HPC sales activities comes from the high-performance mid-range and technical servers areas, where systems cost $1 million or less.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access