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

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Apr 4 02:33:20 EDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 05:04:20PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:

> this is absurd!  buying a windows cluster just means that the new 
> cluster admins you need to hire or train will now labor under the 

Do not underestimate the irrational fear of the command line.
I see it every day at work. If it doesn't involve a rodent,
it can't be done.

> dark-age infrastructure of windows rather than *nix.  it's not as if

If you're a Windows shop, you don't know how bad it is.

> any existing windows desktop or server admins will have mad mpi skilz...

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