[Beowulf] [External] RIP CentOS 8

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Wed Dec 9 11:59:44 UTC 2020

On Tue, 8 Dec 2020 18:13:46 +0000
Ryan Novosielski <novosirj at rutgers.edu> wrote:

> I don’t think that’s all that hard to answer: because it doesn’t. Who
> on this list is magically going to buy hundreds of RedHat licenses
> because of this?

Assuming Redhat can provide sites with a reasonable way to license a
cluster, some form of HPC-system license, then I think there'll be
quite a few willing to go this way...

A non-zero cost for the OS would not have been a big issue for any of
our clusters in principle.

/Peter K (point-of-view: national level site in Europe)

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