[Beowulf] SiCortex experience anyone?
lindahl at pbm.com
Tue May 27 13:33:29 PDT 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:12:35PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> For them to be successful, they need customers to buy machines, which
> usually means getting commercial codes onto them.
I think you're looking through the lens of your customer base. A large
number of clusters never run commercial codes, and some commercial
codes come with source. So the addressable market is still pretty big.
> Orion never really hit the critical mass it needed to convince major
> ISVs to buy into it
Orion had poor price/performance. ISVs were a symptom, not a cause.
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