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LinuxPR: Compaq Broadens Linux Solutions with World Record Benchmark, High-Availability Linux Clusters, and Open Source Portal

Feb 06, 2001, 00:06 (0 Talkback[s])

"Underscores Market Leadership and Commitment to Fast-Growing Server Operating System."

"Addressing the burgeoning demand for highly available, reliable Linux solutions, Compaq Computer Corp. today announced several new offerings for the open source community, including a marketing relationship with SteelEye Technology to provide Linux clustering on Compaq ProLiant server and StorageWorks storage platforms, a new performance benchmark for the ultra-dense Compaq ProLiant DL320 server and a portal for the open source community. Compaq is showcasing these and other Linux solutions, including Linux-based Compaq iPAQTM devices and IA-64 technology, at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, booth 1639 in New York."

"Compaq also announced that the latest version of Cplant Antarctica at Sandia is currently the largest `production' Linux cluster in the world, with the recent addition of 1,300 Compaq AlphaServer computers to the cluster. This supercomputer produces technical results to aid ongoing science projects. This spring, some additional 800 systems will be added to Cplant, which researchers expect to place it among the top 20 supercomputers in the world and reinforce its claim to Linux leadership."

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