[Beowulf] MS HPC... Oh dear...

Gerry Creager N5JXS gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Sun Jun 11 20:02:39 PDT 2006

Ooh!  ISO-9002 Buzzword Compliant marketing.


SIM DOG wrote:
> G'day all
> Sorry if this turns out to be a dupe post but MS has just released their 
> HPC clustering kit.
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/ccs/overview.mspx
> While I've tried to approach this with an open mind... it didn't last 
> long. I'll refer anyone to ClusterMonkey's article about why Linux is a 
> better platform for clustering.
> Maybe the equiv MS site should be called ClusterMoney? =)
> Whatever you do, don't read this article as the level of marketing-speak 
> and Ra Ra may well impede synapses firing... Cue the quote from every 
> CSI episode: "You just don't get it do you?!"
> http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=188703348&subSection=All+Stories 
> Go Da Bird!
> Stevo
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