[CentOS] best parallel / cluster SSH

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sat Feb 6 21:33:41 UTC 2010


> On 2/5/2010 5:22 PM, Alan McKay wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:31 PM, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Can you put a realistic price on what the extra resources would cost
>>> these days?
>>
>> Clearly you've never worked for a large company if you even ask that
>> question.
>>
>> A $1 difference in cost over 100,000 units sold is $100,000 in your
>> pocket.
>>
>> I recall the first model of BCM we decided not to put a power switch
>> on it for just this reason.
>
> What I meant by the price is how much the price was reduced for the
> consumer.  Manufacturers taking away functionality and not passing on
> the savings isn't very interesting, but I suppose there's a point in
> volume where you could pay someone to re-write perl or java code in C or
> some close-to-the-metal language to save a few bytes of flash and RAM.

Rewrite perl? You mean, like using perl2c?

        mark



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