[Beowulf] El Reg: AMD reveals potent parallel processing breakthrough

Geoffrey Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Sun May 12 11:18:18 PDT 2013

On 05/12/2013 12:25 PM, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> Geoffrey,
> I sense clearly that you keep overlooking the BIGGEST problem.
> Namely that the guy at home has a car and he feels he can drive it. In
> fact he can.
> And that you are going to teach the guy how to drive a moped.
> Are you realizing what i try to make clear all the time?

Bad analogy. A better one is:

Guy has a car at home. He wants to drive a highway tractor. You start
him off with an empty trailer before letting him move valuable cargo and
hazardous goods on the interstate.

I'm curious, Vincent. You have built a Beowulf cluster before, right?

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