I'm a research assistant/programmer/system admin at Alexander Technology, a=
Australian tech startup with a close association with the Australian Nation=
University (ANU). Alexander Technology specialise in low-end High Performan=
Computing (HPC) solutions, that is for budgets generally less than $100k.
In this market, the barriers to entry are relatively high. 90% of people wh=
need such systems do not have the know-how to build and configure them; the=
overhead of selling small clusters with an IBM/HP/DELL business model is su=
that they simply reject such requests.
Our mission is to help all the scientist who could benefit to do so.
One part of this mission is to develop a linux distro that targets this are=
It would provide nice interfaces to configure, deploy and manage small=20
System Installer is likely to be a core component of this project.
We are interested in collaborating with the SI-Suite projects.
David Michael Barr
Tel: +61 (0)2 6125 5136
Mob: +61 (0)434 388 348
=46ax: +61 (0)2 6162 4023
Australian National University ACT 0200