[Beowulf] Teaching Scientific Computation (looking for the perfect text)

Joshua Baker-LePain 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 
> PST:
>
>> 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.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
UCSF
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