[Beowulf] IBM's Watson on Jeopardy tonight

Bill Rankin Bill.Rankin at sas.com
Wed Feb 16 07:18:59 PST 2011

> ariel sabiguero yawelak wrote:
> A dead company used to say "the
> computer is the network", and for our brains it seems so. 

Actually for HPC and esp. clusters that (IMNSHO) is even more true today.

My desktop just serves as my window into that network.  Loss of a CPU or an entire server I can usually deal with.  Loss of the network would be terminal on many different levels.


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