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    SubjectRe: Scaling noise
    At some point in the past, I wrote:
    >> The lines of reasoning presented against tightly coupled systems are
    >> grossly flawed.

    On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 11:05:47AM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
    > [etc].
    > Only problem with your statements is that IBM has already implemented all
    > of the required features in VM. And multiple Linux instances are running
    > on it today, with shared disks underneath so they don't replicate all the
    > stuff that doesn't need to be replicated, and they have shared memory
    > across instances.

    Independent operating system instances running under a hypervisor don't
    qualify as a cache-coherent cluster that I can tell; it's merely dynamic
    partitioning, which is great, but nothing to do with clustering or SMP.


    -- wli
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