[Beowulf] Re: Purdue Supercomputer

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Mon May 12 11:46:29 EDT 2008


Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Sun, 11 May 2008, Joe Landman wrote:
> 
> > Gerry Creager wrote:
> >> Student workers are cheap and expendable...
> >
> > 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.

Students are:

1. cheap
2. transitory
3. fungible (mostly)

They are not, however, expendable.

Regards,

David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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