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Weta’s Linux Cluster Creates Licensing 'Headache'

Aug 17, 2004, 16:45 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Linux is freely available to all who care to download it, but commercially supported distributions cost real money as New Zealand company Weta Digital is discovering while it mulls over where to head with its 3200-processor Linux cluster.

"IBM New Zealand's xSeries product specialist Andrew Spurgeon said Red Hat Advanced Server licensing is now a headache for the company. 'Weta is a very large Red Hat Linux site. Basically everything it does is on Red Hat Linux with a few exceptions as there are some Mac and Windows applications,' Spurgeon said..."

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