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High Performance Linux News for Oct 05, 2000

  • EETimes: IBM mainframe-class server line, based on Freeway MPU, supports Linux (2000-10-05 21:19:00)
    "Prices for the zSeries 900 servers begin at $500 per Linux image, or $1.2 million for 2,500 instances of Linux."

  • LinuxWorld: IBM's Journaling File System (JFS) -- in 2.4 Kernel? (2000-10-05 18:37:48)
    "I know, the ReiserFS is much further along, and will almost certainly be the first journaling filesystem included in the 2.4 kernel. ext3 is coming along too, as is SGI's entry in the race, XFS. But JFS has an advantage: the hometown edge."

  • ComputerWeekly.com: Oracle backs Linux through 8i (2000-10-05 12:32:26)
    "Oracle is beta testing the first clustered database server operating on Linux, and expects to ship the product by the end of the year. The development of Oracle 8i Parallel server, announced at Oracle Openworld in San Francisco this week, follows support for Linux from IBM and Dell and marks another step towards the operating system's development into an enterprise class product."