PC Week: Linux boxes show promise for the enterprise

Thanks to Leo Comitale for
this link.

“What if you took 10 motherboards running the Linux operating
system, stuffed them into a box and configured the system with two
of the boards acting as fail-safe controllers and the other eight
providing scaling, distributed processing and failover
capabilities? How much would you charge?”

“The nearest I’ve seen so far was a prototype cobbled together
in the cold climes of Ottawa during my visit to Corel’s NetWinder
computer division”

Complete Story