Microsoft Releases Computational Cluster Technical Preview To olkit
Raul Romero Wells
romero at cicese.mx
Wed Feb 14 10:33:02 PST 2001
Thats interesting question.
You need a license for a server, a license for a workstation and a license to interconect them, so maybe you'll
need a special license to connect a cluster...
David Grant wrote:
> 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
> > tools.
> > Anas
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