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eWeek: Sistina, Mainline Team on Linux on the Mainframe

Nov 07, 2002, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"Storage company Sistina Software and solutions provider Mainline Information Systems Inc. have formed an alliance to deliver a Linux-based data-sharing solution for the IBM S/390 and zSeries platforms.

"The companies have ported the Sistina Global File System (GFS) to the IBM eServer zSeries platform for the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server. Sistina's GFS is an enterprise-class cluster file system on Linux that enables data-sharing solutions for organizations requiring high performance, scalable and robust storage solutions.

"'GFS allows a customer to avoid dead-end architectures by allowing them to incrementally add more compute power and more storage and I/O capacity without having to stop and re-architect the application environment,' said Joaquin Ruiz, vice president of product management at Sistina, in an interview..."

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