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Donald Becker

Donald Becker is a Linux developer. He created Beowulf clustering while at NASA, using software to connect many inexpensive PCs to solve complex math problems typically reserved for classic supercomputers. He also wrote many Ethernet drivers for Linux to support Linux and the Beowulf project. A great many Linux computers use his Ethernet drivers to connect to the internet. Becker is now the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Scyld Computer Corporation of Annapolis, Maryland, a major developer and supplier of Beowulf Clusters.

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