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

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Apr 4 03:47:09 EDT 2008


----- "Jon Forrest" <jlforrest at berkeley.edu> wrote:

> What technical features could they add that couldn't
> be added to a Linux cluster?

Windows botnet clients & client access licenses ? :-)

Seriously though, my concern is about the impact of the
essential anti-virus, anti-malware and anti-spyware
software on each node of the system be ?

Who could seriously consider running *any* Windows box these
days without them ?

Not least on a system that is designed to have random people
login in and run their applications on.

cheers,
Chris
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