[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 13 13:58:38 CDT 2001
Yeah, but we were talking about the SuperClusters running linux, versus
the same machines running something like VMS (assuming that they are using
the alpha boards that can run VMS).
The T3? is a whole different animal, as you pointed out.
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On June 13, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > > > What do you expect them to run on a cluster of Alphas?
> > >
> > > VMS? :)
> > If Cray did that, then how would they set themselves apart from Compaq?
> > They certainly can't sell Compaqs own machines and OS at a lower price
> > than Compaq itself can.
> Uhhh...the HARDWARE, perhaps?
> The T3D/T3E machines are more than just a box full of Alpha chips.
> There's a lot more to an MPP machine than just the processors.
> -Dave McGuire
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