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

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Jun 13 06:45:47 PDT 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 at 12:40pm, Mike Davis wrote

> I can see the point that instrument manufacturers may use this. They already 
> often use MS for their control systems in the Life Sciences. Luckily, the 
> nmr's, and x-ray machines don't.

I've seen clinical diagnostic equipment (yes, meant to directly interact 
with patients) running Windows.  Where the previous generation ran 
VxWorks.  Yes, it sucks.

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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