[Beowulf] Rackable / SGI

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Apr 3 19:10:20 EDT 2009


On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Jon Forrest wrote:

> John Hearns wrote:
>
>> Taking up my contrary position of today, lets ask what would happen if
>> there was NO vendor input - specifically to the Linux kernel.
>
>> I know I am not answering like with like, as you ask about SGE, but I
>> hope my point is clear.
>
> It is. I should have been clearer. I wasn't talking about vendors
> supporting the Linux kernel. I was talking about independent
> software projects. One such example is Eclipse. It once was
> totally IBM and now it's independent. And there are the various
> projects run by the Apache Foundation.
>
> Could SGE find a home outside of Sun?

You mean a Linux/BSD home where somebody put a knife through the heart
of aimk so it could die die die?

I hope so.

    rgb

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