[Beowulf] Re: Purdue Supercomputer

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Mon May 12 04:34:03 EDT 2008


On Sun, 11 May 2008, Joe Landman wrote:

> Gerry Creager wrote:
>> Student workers are cheap and expendable...
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> cold ... ;)

but true.  In fact, it as little as three or four months they tend to
expend, and there ya gotta go and train a new one.  Sometimes they last
as long as a couple of years, then poof.  Gone.

So the "expendable" part is not an option.  Possibly unfortunately.

    rgb

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