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Re: [ontolog-forum] IBM Watson on Jeopardy

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 17:22:40 -0500
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On 2/13/2011 5:00 PM, Jack Park wrote:
> Returning to the original thread, I've noticed that the Web is crowing
> over the fact that Watson is running under Linux.    (01)

Of course.  Watson runs on a supercomputer, and over 90% of the top
500 supercomputers in the world run Linux.  Unix used to be the primary
OS on supercomputers, but Linux has been replacing other Unix-like
systems on supercomputers over the past decade.    (02)

See    (03)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0d/Operating_systems_used_on_top_500_supercomputers.svg    (04)

John    (05)

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