High Performance Linux News for Jun 13, 2000
LinuxPR: TurboLinux Aligns with Compaq for Global Enterprise Support (Jun 13, 2000, 20:13)
"...Compaq's Customer Services organization and Authorized
Service Subcontractors, which serve hundreds of thousands of
organizations in more than 200 countries worldwide, will offer the
full range of Compaq services offerings for TurboLinux products on
all Compaq platforms. TurboLinux will train Compaq personnel and
provide escalation support assistance to Compaq engineers."
Librenix: SCO Linux: Two answers to the same question? (Jun 13, 2000, 19:11)
"Rationalizations aside, this is an admission that Linux is
rapidly invading their turf and, as this trend continues, will push
SCO into an ever shrinking market niche."
LinuxMall.com: Dell Cries Beowulf (Jun 13, 2000, 18:20)
"Dell is expected to be represented on LinuxFest's conference
track, the LinuxForum, discussing Linux Beowulf clusters and Dell's
future Linux strategy."
eWeek: Intel, HP post IA-64 developer's kit for Linux (Jun 13, 2000, 17:28)
"...the availability of Linux-based applications is seen as
crucial to the chip's success."
Inter@ctive Week: H-P Offers Linux Toolkit For Intel Itanium (Jun 13, 2000, 17:15)
"The toolkit includes an IA-64 simulator that lets developers
use their existing 32-bit systems, such as Pentium II and III
workstations, to test drive their IA-64 applications for
Internet Week: Linux 2.4 Designed For Upscale Applications [D.H. Brown] (Jun 13, 2000, 14:18)
"The Linux operating system is about to gain several eagerly
awaited improvements in performance and scalability that should
make it a more viable enterprise operating system. But analysts say
some key features will still be missing."
Internet Week: Let Linux, Cheap PCs In The Door [Google.com] (Jun 13, 2000, 14:02)
"Serious e-businesses can trust their sites only to RISC-based
Unix servers. That statement has bordered on dogma for IT
professionals building out Web infrastructures."
VNU Net: Red Hat chief plots assault on Microsoft and Sun (Jun 13, 2000, 01:02)
"With Linux for IA-64, Szulik said it is possible that
clustering and other technology developed by proprietary vendors
can be used with Linux. He compared making high-end functionality
available for the free operating system with Robin Hood taking from
the rich and giving to the poor."