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LinuxMall.com: Kimberlite's Cluster Free to Open Source Suitors

Jun 27, 2000, 20:46 (0 Talkback[s])
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"She uses off-the-shelf commodity hardware running virtually any Linux distribution; she targets enterprise computing environments; and she's just been released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Her name is Kimberlite, and her guardians over at Mission Critical Linux are hoping that more developers in the Open Source community will learn what to do with her."

"Mission Critical Linux officials said that Kimberlite's release reflects its commitment to support the Open Source community in its efforts to advance Linux adoption in the enterprise, and supportive words are being expressed for that sentiment in various avenues of the Linux community...."

"Industry analysts also have responded favorably to Kimberlite's release. "Mission Critical Linux's release of its failover cluster technology is significant, not only because it helps solve important problems, but also because it is available as Open Source software under GPL," said Bill Claybrook, the Aberdeen Group's research director."

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