[Beowulf] Why I want a microsoft cluster...

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Wed Nov 23 20:32:18 EST 2005


At 05:15 PM 11/23/2005, Joe Landman wrote:


>Jim Lux wrote:
>>At 01:30 PM 11/23/2005, Joe Landman wrote:
>
>[...]
>
>>This is particularly pernicious for documents that get viewed with a 
>>projector, and then get zoomed to look at the details.
>
>Agreed.  This is a good reason to use vector formats in general whenever 
>possible.
<gigantic snip>

Gosh.. the devil's gonna die.. I did my best to advocate.

Ultimately though, to update the aphorism: "nobody ever got fired for 
recommending MS"

Many similarities between "big blue" a few decades ago and big whatever 
color they are (well, it *was* a sort of forest green back in the 80s) 
these days, not the least of which is marketing strategies.

Enjoy your holidays everyone.. (those of you in the U.S., anyway.. the rest 
of you will have to toil while we engage in the national festival of 
overeating)


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>Scalable Informatics LLC,
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James Lux, P.E.
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