[Beowulf] SiCortex experience anyone?
Lombard, David N
dnlombar at ichips.intel.com
Tue May 27 17:02:30 PDT 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:52:31PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> Greg Lindahl wrote:
> >On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:12:35PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> >Orion had poor price/performance. ISVs were a symptom, not a cause.
> I agree they had poor price performance. ISVs always (have to) ask the
> question: "how will this help me increase my revenue". If the vendor
> can't answer that, or doesn't have a good answer for this ("our hardware
> is cool/purple" is not an answer) expect to be met with skepticism about
> I wasn't implying that ISVs were the cause of their demise. I was
> implying that they couldn't build a convincing case for them to get on
To put a finer point on this, ISVs ask: How do I get incremental revenue
from this? Clearly such incremental revenue must be a sufficiently healthy
multiple of their costs.
David N. Lombard, Intel, Irvine, CA
I do not speak for Intel Corporation; all comments are strictly my own.
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