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____/ Gregory Shearman on Wednesday 24 Aug 2011 04:43 : \____
> On 2011-08-24, Homer <usenet@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> ____/ Homer on Tuesday 23 Aug 2011 15:37 : \____
>>>> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> Depends. People can put together many old machines and use them as
>>> 'cores'. In that case, a 'core' would cost about 40 quid and include
>>> its own Ethernet port, RAM section, CPU share, etc. Electricity is the
>>> main toll, but it depends where (cost of energy).
>> I'd like to see where you can get a compute cluster for 40 quid, even on
>> eBay. Seriously.
>> And talking of energy costs, I see electricity prices in the UK are about
>> to go up 20%. Again.
> It looks like ARM hardware is about to become more necessary in this
> reduced energy expenditure climate.
For particular tasks like terminals (just remote logins) I guess
compatibility is hardly an issue, either.
~~ Best of wishes
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