VM and performance (was Re: [Beowulf] best Linux distribution)

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Wed Oct 10 02:17:56 PDT 2007

On Tue, 9 Oct 2007, andrew holway wrote:

> It seems in europe at least Microsoft are talking to the likes of Xen
> to get windows into hpc. After the European community's cold reception
> of CCS they seem willing to float the next version of CCS on unix. No
> one will trust MS with metal but the users sure do want it. The
> Longhorn kernel is a lot easier to paravirtualise than previous
> incarnations so maybe they are finally learning their place, as a
> linux application. .
> Ta

I will believe it when fish learn to dance on the surface of the sun...


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