[Beowulf] Project Natick

Chris Samuel 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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