[Beowulf] If you can help ...
Ellis H. Wilson III
ellis at ellisv3.com
Fri Nov 9 19:54:59 PST 2018
On 11/9/18 10:51 PM, Ellis H. Wilson III wrote:
> On 11/9/18 8:27 AM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> This is a difficult email to write. For years we (Lara Kisielewska,
>> Tim Wilcox, Don Becker, myself, and many others) have organized
>> and staffed the Beowulf Bash each Monday night at SC.
>> The event has always been funded by the various vendors who
>> are part of the Beowulf ecosystem. This year, for what ever reason,
>> we have come up short on sponsors. Contracts have been signed and
>> we have cut back where possible. We still have a non-trivial shortage
>> of around $10K (which the organizers have to come up with)
>> So we are asking if anyone in the community (or your company
>> or organization) can help, please visit our Go Fund Me page
>> and kick in a few bucks. We even put together a few ClusterMonkey.net
>> premiums. Thanks!
>> TO BE CLEAR: The Beowulf Bash is still happening thanks to
>> generous sponsors listed on our invite page, please come
>> and enjoy yourself. Here is the invite page:
>> See you there!
> I got my start in HPC reading the Beowulf archives, RBG's book, and
> posting silly questions here as I stumbled my way through things, so it
> seems a small token of my appreciation to chip in.
Correction: RGB, not RBG. Sorry! Prep for SC has left me...dazed and
I should have just said, "reading Engineering a Beowulf-Style Compute
Cluster," since it's still printed out on my bookshelf beside me right now.
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