[Beowulf] 10GbE Adapter Market

Ellis H. Wilson III ellis at cse.psu.edu
Mon Nov 18 14:37:33 PST 2013


On 11/18/13 17:11, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:
> COTS is an incredibly common word in the defense/aerospace world, as in "This M1A1 Abrams tank fire control system is running the VxWorks COTS operating system on a ruggedized COTS PowerPC processor. "  As opposed to, say, a AN/UYK-20 tactical data computer which was specifically designed and manufactured for the US Navy, and runs its proprietary software.

Good to know.  I was not aware it was so common outside of our circles.

Best,

ellis


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