Microsoft Releases Computational Cluster Technical Preview To olkit
davidgrant at mediaone.net
Mon Feb 5 06:20:29 PST 2001
If I was a betting man, I bet they don't release the source code.....
Exxxcuuuse me, Mr. Gates, I need to license the additional nodes on my
cluster, how much for the additional licenses?? :-)
"just David's 2 cents..."
David A. Grant, V.P. Cluster Technologies
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----- Original Message -----
From: <nashif at suse.de>
To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2001 12:40 AM
Subject: RE: Microsoft Releases Computational Cluster Technical Preview To
> On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Mattson, Timothy G wrote:
> > At the heart of the CD are the excellent tools from MPI software
> > Inc. They are commercial tools, so the Beowulf community may not like
> > them. But rest assured, there are many companies out there who'd rather
> > pay someone to maintain their cluster middleware than maintain it
> > themselves.
> > Also on the CD is Intel's MKL library, PLAPACK from Robert van de
> > group, and a collection of scripts and documentation from the Cornel
> > Threory Center. Oh, and lets not forget the Microsoft contribution,
> > studio and Windows 2000.
> On a windows based cluster you even have to pay for a simple utility like
> rsh (If you are looking for a reliable implementation). Not to mention all
> the other "tools" mentioned on microsoft pages like cloning and admin
> Anas Nashif <nashif at suse.de>
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