[Beowulf] Definition of HPC
Max R. Dechantsreiter
max at performancejones.com
Thu Apr 18 09:57:01 PDT 2013
>> It seems that some who decry the "nanny state" feel less
>> libertarian when it comes to cluster management and use.
> This is not about clusters. This is about dependable, responsible and
This is a discussion in Beowulf.org - how could it not be
> professional use of expensive central equipment. What do I care if you can
> demonstrate your competence, if you've already made a mistake that brought
> down a cluster that was used by 10 or 20 other people ? How should the
Who said I made such a mistake? Again you're defining the
question to suit your desired answer. Let's be scientific.
> admins explain to the other users that their jobs died because they gave
> you root access ?
Why should I be allowed to do anything because I have made
mistakes before? Your argument is specious.
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