[Beowulf] Re: What is best OS for GRID or clusters?
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Mon Sep 28 10:16:42 PDT 2009
On 28 Sep 2009, at 4:28 pm, Stuart Barkley wrote:
>> EROS (Extremely Reliable Operating System)
> Looks like abandonware to me. There appears to have been no activity
> for well over 5 years. If I don't see any activity on a status page
> for over 2 years then I assume no one is caring for the code.
> Sometimes it is just mature code, but I expect that there should be
> some occasional updates.
> On the other hand, frequent updates (or never ending beta cycles)
> indicates immature code that I'm hesitant to put into production use.
It sounds like "I've completed my PhD now" code maintenance, to me. :-)
I wrote a piece of software like that. In my case, it wasn't the
basis of my thesis, rather it was a distraction from my PhD studies.
But all the same, once my PhD was completed, I never really worked on
that piece of software much again...
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