[Beowulf] Redmond is at it, again

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue May 25 09:47:42 PDT 2004

At 03:44 PM 5/25/2004 +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:

>Management is on Microsoft's agenda, though. The company is hiring one
>programmer to work on a "graphical and script-based user interface for
>efficient job and resource management across large clusters" and another to
>create "automated infrastructure to uncover performance and reliability
>problems with high performance, large-scale server applications."

Wow! one whole body to work on graphical and script based user 
interfaces!  Bill must really be quaking in his boots to invest $200K in this.

>According to job postings, Microsoft is adapting MPI to Microsoft's .Net
>infrastructure. A key foundation of .Net is the C# programming language and
>the Common Language Runtime, or CLR, which lets C# programs run on a
>multitude of different systems.

Fascinating... A C# binding for MPI?

James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Telecommunications Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
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