[rescue] More free hardware in Pittsburgh

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Sep 3 09:27:28 CDT 2013

On 09/03/13 04:30, Cory Smelosky wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Sep 2013, microcode wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 10:15:29AM +0200, Jonathan Groll wrote:
>>> On Tue, 3 Sep 2013 06:54:32 +0000, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
>>>> Dave asked me not to mention anything but it is now public knowledge. It
>>>> turns out he was the high bidder back in April on LANL's Road Runner:
>>>> https://www.lanl.gov/newsroom/news-releases/2013/March/03.29-end-of-roadrunner.php
>>> Does he sell compute time to third parties?
>> He wanted to of course, to defray some of the costs of the plutonium and A/C
>> etc. but the capacity planners' report stated pretty clearly he has no spare
>> cycles based on current workload projections. So, unfortunately, no.
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> Is it a problem I genuinely can't tell if this is a joke or not? ;)

You know, I was thinking the same thing.  I would not for one moment put
it past Dave to have bought the Road Runner.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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