[Beowulf] Windows cluster

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Sep 9 07:25:23 PDT 2005

On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Robert [UTF-8] G. Brown wrote:


> I'm actually surprised and a little bit appalled that even in the last
> half of 2005, Windows is STILL so unstable that it requires once a month
> downtime for updates.  Of course, any time you update ANYTHING on a
> linux box you have to reboot -- on a linux box you only have to reboot
> (typically) if you update into a new security-patched kernel, and those
> are rare indeed (and usually unnecessary to apply/reboot in any hurry in
> a firewalled cluster).

Sloppy me this morning...:-(


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