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Red Hat Launches Real Time, Accuses Novell of Reselling Code

Dec 04, 2007, 13:45 (16 Talkback[s])

internetnews.com: Red Hat Finally Nears Real-Time Linux Launch

"For the last several years, Red Hat has been pushing forward the development of real-time enhancements for Linux. Yet the company has made no formal product announcement of how it would attempt to productize its real-time Linux innovations.

"That changed today, with the announcement of the Red Hat MRG (Messaging, Real Time and Grid) platform. The product is expected to be available as a public beta this month, with a generally available release set for early 2008..."

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Techworld: Novell Accused of Reselling Red Hat Code

[ Thanks to Max Cooter for this link. ]

"A top Red Hat executive has accused arch-rival Novell of reselling a beta version of the company's open source code.

"The dispute concerns Novell's SuSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 10 (SLERT 10), which Novell released last week. The product is aimed at Wall Street traders and other organisations that need real-time functionality. Real-time software can carry out operations within a guaranteed time frame, something required for certain industries and to operate some kinds of electronics..."

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