[Beowulf] SGI and Sun: In Memoriam

Douglas J. Trainor trainor at divination.biz
Fri Apr 3 11:49:23 EDT 2009


On Apr 2, 2009, at 11:10 PM, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

> [...]
>
> At computerchess tournaments, end of 90s, i saw a representative of  
> Sun brag loud about Sun
> machines, meanwhile he ran for his own software at a x86 pc.
>
> [...]

I heard Sun engineers had to kick and scream before Sun management  
would let them design Suns with Suns.  Before that, Suns were designed  
on an Ahmdal mainframe.

	douglas
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