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CIN: IBM Moves Linux Mainframes to the Center of the Grid

Apr 03, 2003, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Orzech)

"With key middleware like the Globus toolkit now available for the zSeries, the mainframe is taking center stage in grid computing.

"Key software for grid computing has been ported to Linux on the zSeries mainframe, according to an announcement this week from IBM and Linux distributor SuSE, which supplies the version of Linux most commonly found on mainframes.

"The software includes the popular open source Globus Toolkit and programs from two commercial grid vendors, Toronto's Platform Computing and New York City-based DataSynapse..."

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