[Beowulf] [External] RIP CentOS 8

John Hearns hearnsj at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 13:00:02 UTC 2020

A quick reminder that there are specific Redhat SKUs for cluster head nodes
and a cheaper one for cluster nodes.
Tha announcement regarding Centos Stream said that there would be a new

On Wed, 9 Dec 2020 at 11:59, Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se> wrote:

> 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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