[Beowulf] sgi and linux networks

John Leidel john.leidel at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 00:23:17 EST 2008


Indeed Mark, they have [had] their own cluster management stack called
Clusterworx.  It was completely their own.

On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 15:41 -0600, Geoff Jacobs wrote:
> Mark Hahn wrote:
> >> large compute [for one realm or another].  They're probably tired of
> >> being
> >> underbid on machines from cluster manufacturers.  Their answer is, of
> >> course, the ICE product.  Acquiring LNXI technology [specifically in
> >> software] helps SGI to augment this.
> > 
> > I don't know much about LNXI's technology, but had the impression
> > they just shipped versions of open-source stuff customized to their
> > products.  maybe with some basic eyecandy for people allertic to CLI.
> 
> Unfortunately, not. MAC locked binaries all the way. Actually, it's
> really annoying having to open a trouble ticket if you happen to have
> one of those ARIMA boards die a horrible heat death, just because the
> license needs readjusting.
> 
> Like most proprietary software, the LNXI stuff seems to live in it's own
> little universe.
> 

_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf

!DSPAM:47b6738c12051409419350!



More information about the Beowulf mailing list