[Beowulf] Teaching Scientific Computation (looking for the perfect text)
jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Nov 21 11:12:59 EST 2007
On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 at 8:49pm, Jim Lux wrote
> Quoting Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu>, on Tue 20 Nov 2007 05:07:23 PM
>> On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 at 4:28pm, Jim Lux wrote
>>> Quoting Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com>, on Tue 20 Nov 2007
>>> 04:09:04 PM PST:
>>>> Anyone need an adjunct ... :) I was under the impression that the
>>>> license fees were much stiffer than that. For a cluster, $100*N for N
>>>> = 16 .. 32 is not bad at all. Or am I missing something.
>>> That's the price for a student getting a copy for their own machine.
>>> They have other schemes for students running on university owned
>>> machines, etc. (all carefully designed to avoid rampant illegal copying,
>>> I'm sure)
>> Also keep in mind that the student edition includes none of the handy
>> toolboxes mentioned upthread. To get those you must buy the "full"
>> edition. Also, the student edition generally lags well behind the full
>> edition version-wise.
> Some of the toolboxes are included.
I sit corrected. However I'll also note that it's available 32bit only,
even on Linux.
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