__/ [ Roy Culley ] on Tuesday 16 May 2006 23:58 \__
> begin risky.vbs
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Microsoft tightens focus on clusters
>> HPC computing targeted for MS's first open source initiative
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Microsoft has traditionally had problems entering the high
>>| performance computing (HPC) sector -- but the recent release of the
>>| 64-bit Windows Computer Cluster Server 2003 (WCCS) product could mark
>>| a new chapter in Redmond's wooing of the enterprise. What's more,
>>| Microsoft is using third party, open source software as a crucial part
>>| of the system -- the first time that it's done so and quite a
>>| climb-down from the dissing that Redmond has dished out to its Linux
>>| oppos in the past.
> Hmm, 1st time they have used OSS as a crucual part of the system? What
> about when they used a BSD TCP/IP stack?
Sometimes, you have got to learn from the best. *smile* Or just buy it off...
This lies in adversity to Microsoft's arguments that Open Source is poorly
implemented, or "a cancer", as Ballmer would put it. Microsoft cannot brag
about programmer competancy either. Fortunately, Roy, they did not implement
their *own* TCP/IP stack, which otherwise, they would have...
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