[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"

Kyle Spaans kspaans at student.math.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jun 23 14:41:15 EDT 2008


On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 03:33:19PM -0400, Lawrence Stewart wrote:
> More specifically for HPC, linux seems designed for the desktop, and  
> for small memory machines.

That's funny, because I've heard people get scared that it was the complete opposite. That Linux was driven by Big Iron, and that no one cared about the "little desktop guy" (Con Kolivas is an interesting history example).
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