[ILUG-BOM] Re: Network Computers [Earlier -- Ignorance is bliss]

Amol Hatwar rollacosta@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Sat Nov 16 19:03:48 IST 2002


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From: <vinayak_hegde at softhome.net>
To: <linuxers at mm.ilug-bom.org.in>
Sent: Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:56 PM
Subject: [ILUG-BOM] Re: Network Computers [Earlier -- Ignorance is bliss]


> Saswata Banerjee & Associates writes:
>
> > My point is that with CPU cost coming down, HDD cost coming down,
> > irrespective of bandwidth cost, what does the use get ? What is the
benefit
> > that will be derived in terms of money, efficiency, etc. by moving to NC
?
> >
> > Regards
> > Saswata
>
> for most endusers it may not make a difference but for companies which
> have regular backend operations, it will make better sense outsourcing
> CPU cycles IMHO. Use of Cluster computing is on the rise due to precisely
> this reason. So backends will consist of Clusters/outsourced grids.
*snip*

Vinayak, you missed the plus of one-place administration.

Amol Hatwar.







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