[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"

Kyle Spaans kspaans at student.math.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jun 23 11:41:15 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 03:33:19PM -0400, Lawrence Stewart wrote:
> More specifically for HPC, linux seems designed for the desktop, and  
> for small memory machines.

That's funny, because I've heard people get scared that it was the complete opposite. That Linux was driven by Big Iron, and that no one cared about the "little desktop guy" (Con Kolivas is an interesting history example).

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