[Beowulf] The name Beowulf-cluster

Per Lindström Per.Lindstrom at me.chalmers.se
Mon Jan 12 14:54:42 EST 2004


Is there some one that know why the clustering technique is named Beowulf?

According to a viking saga was Beowulf  a king that ruled //the kingdom 
of Geat, (Gothia, Götaland that is located in west Sweden) around year 
500, i.e. about 700 year before the rise of the  Swedish nation.

Best regards
Per Lindström    
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