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ComputerWeekly: Linux to benefit from SGI clustering

Mar 07, 2000, 19:39 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Linux distributer SuSe is developing a high availability version of Linux that uses the FaleSafe technology that Silicon Graphics (SGI) has given to the open source community. Dirk Hohndel, chief technology officer at Suse would be offering a Linux version of FailSafe to make Linux better suited to high-end applications."

"FailSafe is a clustering technology for linking servers together. The open source community is already working on the Beowulf project that clusters servers to attain higher levels of performance. Hohndel said FailSafe extend the availability of Linux by allowing one server to take over anothers' tasks should it fail."

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