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Re: [SLUG] linux beowulf cluster
- To: Crossfire <xfire@xxxxxxxx>, Michael Sztachanski <michaels@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] linux beowulf cluster
- From: Jon Biddell <jon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Feb 20 21:20:15 2001
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: jon@xxxxxxxxx
On Tuesday 20 February 2001 17:19, Crossfire wrote:
> Michael Sztachanski was once rumoured to have said:
> > Martin wrote:
> > Technically, it isn't a Beowolf Cluster. The Cluster is using a product
> > called Enfuzion which has a lot more sophisticated workings and was
> > donated by Turbo for the project.
> > You can check out more on Enfuzion at www.turbolinux.com.
> It remains a beowulf until you move to the specialised inter-cell
> communication hardware IMO.
> EnFuzion is just another Software Clustering Solution.
And THIS is exactly what GATES is scared witless by - that someone could do
this WITHOUT his precious Windows.
In fact, I did a rough pricing of this if you had to use Windoze 2000
Enterprise Server (assume it clusters, OK ?), and the result was......
Let's just say that you'd need to win Powerball....