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SubjectRe: *grin* Windows 2000 & HPC: Scalable, Inexpensive
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> 
> At 9:10 am +0000 14/2/2001, David Howells wrote:
> >How this for a laugh:
> >
> >http://www.microsoft.com/WINDOWS2000/hpc/indstand.asp
> >
>
> Can anybody say "Beowulf cluster"? I bet you need a W2K license for every
> box you hook up, too.

The sad thing is, 3/4 of the page is an outright lie. It isn't
a first, W2k is not the de facto standard OS, and the TCO is
significantly higher than any cluster running Linux.

It's a sad day when companies can get away with blatant lies
all in the name of "marketing."

/Mike

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