[Beowulf] How Can Microsoft's HPC Server Succeed?

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 16:16:26 EDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Forgive me perhaps for being naive, but why can't a knowledgeable
>  teenager / college student be paid ~$10/hour plus on-call time to do a
>  setup like this? Presuming they only need to hire someone to do
>  setup/administration/support (and not the actual programming itself).

Sorry, I should elaborate on that to keep this on-topic.

FLOSS or Windows cluster, I think the idea is the same. But then
again, how many people in that age demographic would have ever had
access to Windows Clustering software? Wouldn't that make it more
likely that you'd pay more for an admin for the Windows Cluster?

That, appart from access to source code and that kind of thing, is the
only problem I can think of.
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