[Beowulf] Stroustrup regarding multicore
ed at eh3.com
Fri Aug 29 10:15:24 PDT 2008
On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 16:44:46 +0100 Tim Cutts <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 28 Aug 2008, at 3:34 pm, saville at comcast.net wrote:
> > I respectfully request we keep the emails limited to
> > beowulf-related topic. Please take your conversations about
> > scientists-programmers offline.
> So one could
> argue that getting the programming culture right is actually *more*
> important than some of the technical details we like to get so bogged
> down in.
The "roll your own" ethic is arguably THE central theme of beowulf-
syle computing and it applies to all aspects: hardware, software,
The parts do not exist in isolation. Understanding how things work, how
they fit together, and how the whole can be improved is a worthwhile
ps - To the original poster:
If the email traffic is overwhelming then I suggest you
use the *computer* to help you. Setup filtering. Create
a kill-file. Write a machine learning application that
categorizes and orders the incoming messages according to
your evolving preferences -- and then by all means feel
free to run it on a cluster and tells us how it performs.
Edward H. Hill III, PhD | ed at eh3.com | http://eh3.com/
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