[Beowulf] SGI and Sun: In Memoriam

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Thu Apr 2 05:11:27 EDT 2009




>  Also it's not like big discounts don't exist in the corporate world.
>  Back when I worked for $multinational our group rates with Dell were
>  astonishingly cheap.



There was one university I worked for that Dell sold a medium-sized (approx
100 nodes) cluster complete with  myrinet networking for a loss just to get
the bragging rights (for promotional purposes, of course).

They even came and installed the hardware and the administrative software,
but left the operational software to us.



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Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Germany
http://www.galitz.org/
http://german-way.com/blog/



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