[Beowulf] Redmond ships MPICH2 as part of Windows Cluster Edition

Daniel Pfenniger daniel.pfenniger at obs.unige.ch
Tue Sep 20 11:11:30 PDT 2005

Open source has always been included in MS products.  Long ago I remember greping a
Windows system and finding BSD license messages in the binaries.


pesch at attglobal.net wrote:
> It's the first time they openly declared it but I suspect they shipped open
> source technology in their closed source products before...
> Paul
> Original Message:
> -----------------
> From: Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
> Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 12:52:34 +0200
> To: Beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: [Beowulf] Redmond ships MPICH2 as part of Windows Cluster Edition
> http://www.eweek.com/print_article2/0,1217,a=160228,00.asp
> Open Source Code Finds Way into Microsoft Product
> September 15, 2005
> By Peter Galli 
> LOS ANGELES.In a move that shows just how far Microsoft Corp. has come, and
> how pervasive open-source software is in certain areas, the software
> powerhouse is, for the first time, including open-source technology in one
> of its shipping products. 
> Microsoft plans to include the Message Passing Interface.a library
> specification for message passing proposed as a standard by a broad-based
> committee of vendors, implementers and users.in its Windows Server 2003
> Compute Cluster Edition, which went to public beta this week at the
> Microsoft Developers Conference here and is on track to ship in the first
> half of next year. 

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