[Beowulf] Project Natick
chris at csamuel.org
Thu Jun 7 14:21:54 PDT 2018
On Friday, 8 June 2018 1:03:06 AM AEST Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> And I'm definitely not an expert on Orkney, but I did work with a guy
> from Scotland, and I'm pretty sure he had stories about how sparsely
> populated Orkney was due to the rugged terrain and inhospitable weather,
> so this test case isn't exactly near a large population center, either.
I suspect the main driver for having the prototypes in Scotland is the fact
that it's located at an existing marine testing facility for renewable energy
development, so plenty of expertise on hand plus lower latency to the UK and
Europe compared to comparable sites in the US.
Chris Samuel : http://www.csamuel.org/ : Melbourne, VIC
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