[Beowulf] Rackable / SGI

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Sun Apr 5 20:00:13 EDT 2009


On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 10:10:18PM +0100, Tim Cutts wrote:

> But you know what really gets me is that so many companies we've dealt  
> with don't officially support Debian or Ubuntu, but when you talk to  
> their engineers, you discover that they do their actual development on  
> it, and port to RHAS/SLES afterwards.

Development is only 1/3 of the picture. The other thirds are QA and
support. Do you mind getting software on a "we haven't tested it much,
we're not sure if it works, and we're not sure if we're going to be
able to afford to fix it" basis?

-- greg



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