FW: some comments overheard by Platform Computing rep
ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 4 16:00:41 EDT 2001
Have anyone heard something similar before?
> Date Posted: 04-oct-01, 10:44
> Posted by: Sam Mingolelli
> I was just at a Kodak sponsored 2 day conference
> which had a platform computing booth at it. A rep.
> who shall remain nameless apparently made some
> negative comments about gridware that I would like
> to get your feedback on. He said the usual stuff
> that companies say like there product is better and
> also tried to use the scare tactic saying that
> gridware doesn't scale as well or have the level of
> reporting that LSF does. Given our needs and 0
> experience with clusters as a whole, we've been
> pleased with the setup/performance/functionality
> that is available in Gridware. Anyway one comment
> that kind of rattled my manager went like this: rep
> says, "Well SUN is changing there focus and has
> layed off several of the Gridware staff and is now
> down playing Gridware as a product." Could someone
> please comment on this?
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