He told the story how he got to Apple's G5s and all related things about transferring 1,100 world's fastest personal desktop computer to one of the world's fastest supercomputers in the world.
His supercomputer is now running at 9.555 teraFlops with still more tricks left. They hope to boost another 10 percent.
Full story: Confessions of the World's Largest Switcher by Daniel H. Steinberg (O'Reilly Network)
According to Nick Grundy (posted in Whirlpool Forums, AU), the world's fastest supercomputer is with NEC 'Earth Simulator' with 35.86 teraFlops, is of some 5120 NEC CPU's in Japan.
The world's second fastest supercomputer is HP 'ASCI Q' Alpha Server SC ES45 with 8192 1.25GHz Alphas, 13.88 teraFlops.
The world's largest switcher and (believed to be) Apple's happiest customer is ranking the world's third fastest supercomputer.