Beowulf Trivia Question.
Georgia Southern Beowulf Cluster Project
gscluster at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 31 18:46:52 EST 2001
I'm part of a team completing the first Beowulf-style cluster available in
our area and I've a question that everyone asks? "Where does the name
Beowulf originate?" Essentially why did the NASA and Scyld guys call their
clustering technique/philosophy "Beowulf"? Is it just a fancy,
cool-sounding name, or is there a deeper meaning, possibly metaphor? Hope
someone knows because I get asked this about every 5 minutes on some
occassions and I don't have much of an answer.
Georgia Southern Beowulf cluster
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