High Performance Linux News for Jul 10, 2000
CNET News.com: Red Hat unveils Linux "clustering" software for servers (Jul 10, 2000, 23:21)
"As is customary with Red Hat, the software is open source,
meaning it can be downloaded and modified for free."
Byte.com: A Logical Volume Manager For Linux, Finally! (Jul 10, 2000, 21:55)
"Most Unix-like systems now have the ability to break up
physical discs into some number of units. Storage units from
multiple drives can be pooled into a "logical volume," where they
can be allocated to partitions. Additionally, units can be added or
removed from partitions as space requirements change. This is what
an LVM is good for."
PRNewswire: SteelEye Showcased as High Availability Solution Partner at Caldera Product Forum (Jul 10, 2000, 20:26)
"...SteelEye's LifeKeeper reliability clustering product has
been certified on Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop and eServer platforms.
In addition, SteelEye's clustering products will be demonstrated
during Caldera's upcoming OpenLinux Power Solutions Tour 2000."
VNU Net: Microsoft will lag with 64bit Windows (Jul 10, 2000, 19:49)
"Analysts also expect Linux for IA-64 to beat 64bit Windows to
market - albeit as a beta release."
RedHat.com: Red Hat Unveils Linux Clustering Solution (Jul 10, 2000, 19:05)
"Red Hat High Availability Server is an out-of-the-box
clustering solution that delivers dynamic load balancing, improved
fault tolerance and scalability of TCP/IP based applications. ...
If one server in the cluster fails, another will automatically take
over its workload."
LinuxPR: Lockheed Martin Uses Linux NetworX Cluster for Analysis of Navy Aircraft (Jul 10, 2000, 17:32)
"We are extremely pleased with the products and services we've
received from Linux NetworX," said Jeff Layton, senior engineer at
Lockheed Martin. "We are seeing a 40-times greater
price-to-performance ratio over our past system and can now test
and model four-times as many analyses in the same amount of
LinuxPR: Quicknet Announces Linux Special Edition
(Jul 10, 2000, 12:07)
"Linux Special Edition Packages Combine Award-Winning Quicknet
Products With OpenSource Linux Drivers and OpenSource VoIP