[Beowulf] Microsoft is coming to get ya
csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Oct 20 16:59:18 PDT 2005
On Thu, 20 Oct 2005 11:34 pm, Leif Nixon wrote:
> According to <http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/index.php?p=2042>, Steve
> Ballmer said yesterday:
> I think we have four big opportunities to take business from Linux
> and we will. [...] High performance clusters is a thing that has been a
> Linux stronghold. It's about 20 percent of all Linux systems.
Hmm, anyone looked at whether M$ have been grabbing patents on HPC
techniques ? That seems to be their current strategy to ensure dominance..
OpenOffice.Org 2.0 has just been released.
Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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