"Microsoft is proud that a system running Windows HPC
Server 2008 took 10th place... behind nine supercomputers running
Linux. Even then, this was really more of a stunt than a
demonstration that the HPC Server system is ready to compete with
the big boys.
"You see, there are no Microsoft programming tools to write
supercomputer compatible applications. That will come years from
now with Visual Studio 2010 and when Microsoft's F# is more than a
research project language. In short, Windows HPC isn't ready for
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