High Performance Linux News for May 30, 2001
Hardware Central: How Much Should a PC Cost? (May 30, 2001, 23:57)
A reader points out that Hardware Central tries to put Linux
into the context of a potential new computing paradigm wrought by
the introduction of the Intel Itanium processor.
Enterprise Linux Today: SuSE Linux 7.2 Available for Intel Itanium Systems
(May 30, 2001, 22:45)
Today, SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and
solutions provider in Open Source, announced the release of the
first Linux operating system for Intel's (NASDAQNM: INTC)
Itanium-based systems. The port of SuSE Linux 7.2 to Intel's 64-bit
architecture emphasizes SuSE as a leading provider of server
solutions for the most demanding enterprise clients worldwide.
Enterprise Linux Today: OSDL Expands Global Reach With Second Facility
(May 30, 2001, 22:11)
Supported by NEC, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Electric, Miracle
Linux and another 14 global companies, the Open Source Development
Lab (OSDL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the
reliability and scalability of the Linux system. OSDL enables the
development of Linux-based business systems, communications
infrastructure and other mission-critical systems.
Enterprise Linux Today: Fujitsu, Hitachi, IBM and NEC Announce Commitment to Enhance Linux Enterprise
Capabilities (May 30, 2001, 17:30)
"By working on open source projects, the partnership will
ultimately offer customers added Linux features to deploy in their
enterprise. One of the first projects the companies will work on
will be a serviceability project designed to enhance problem
isolation, the ability to quickly and precisely isolate problems in
running systems. Other projects planned include scalability, and
NUMA (Non-Uniform Memory Access) capabilities for Linux. The
companies plan to work closely with the open source community to
gain their insights and acceptance, while delivering simple,
modular, high-quality, serviceable results."