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High Performance Linux News for Aug 22, 2000

  • BW: MSC.Software and HP Sign Worldwide Reseller Agreement for Linux Clusters (2000-08-22 23:01:01)
    "By bringing extreme performance Linux appliances to the worldwide scientific computing community, HP and MSC.Software are teaming to provide customers with a stable, integrated solution."

  • Smart Partner: Sun Cranks Up The Heat [on Microsoft .NET] (2000-08-22 19:26:48)
    "Sun Microsystems is leading the development of an open-systems competitor to Microsoft .NET... At the core of Sun's counterplan is StarOffice... But Sun's success also depends on its ability to forge relationships with key members of the open-source community, which can help supply additional technology and create an infrastructure..."

  • InfoWorld: SCO transformed (2000-08-22 14:53:28)
    "...SCO will take on the Tarantella name as its official corporate identity... has developed the Linux Kernel Personality (LKP) for UnixWare 7. ...helps unify UnixWare with Linux at the kernel level and includes a complete Linux environment."

  • ZDNet UK: SCO customers need not fear, says Caldera chief (2000-08-22 11:31:02)
    "Linux is marvellous technology at the low end, but it doesn't scale to the high end," Love said."

  • The Register: Scaldera vows a better Linux than Linux (2000-08-22 11:06:16)
    "SCO says that it will deliver a Linux-compatible environment based on the UnixWare kernel by the end of the year."

  • The Register: Caldera's Love rails at Monterey 'misinformation' (2000-08-22 11:02:10)
    "You've seen some misinformation about that. There's an opportunity for Project Monterey's scalability on IA-64," said Love. "Officially, Project Monterey is going to continue and is going to continue in some form."

  • VNU Net: Sun Microsystems Solaris 8 (2000-08-22 01:44:02)
    "LXRUN allows Linux binaries to run natively on top of the Intel port, letting Sun take advantage of the growing Linux applications environment. But it would have been more interesting if Sun had developed a tool that allows the code to be executed directly on top of the Sparc implementation."

  • New Zealand Herald: Lord of the Rings [movie] realism moves up a step [w/Linux & SGI] (2000-08-22 01:06:13)
    "...Weta Digital's ability to process work on the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy has just dramatically improved - with big savings to boot. Weta has bought 16 dual-processor SGI 1200 servers running the Linux operating system."