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

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Jun 13 07:18:00 PDT 2006

gives new meaning and urgency to BSOD  ...

Joe Landman 
Sent from handheld.  Please excuse brevity and typos.

-----Original Message-----

From:  Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu>
Subj:  Re: [Beowulf] MS HPC... Oh dear...
Date:  Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:12 am
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To:  Mike Davis <jmdavis1 at vcu.edu>
cc:  beowulf at beowulf.org

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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