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LinuxPR: TurboLinux Powers China's Web Site for Sydney Olympics Webcast

Sep 20, 2000, 19:14 (1 Talkback[s])

"TurboLinux, Inc., the high-performance Linux company, today announced that China's largest sports Web site, Shawei.com, hosts the Sydney 2000 Olympics webcast and all of its other content on a high availability Internet site built around TurboLinux clustering, caching, and load balancing software solutions powered by an Oracle database on Compaq Proliant servers."

"The China market is crazy for sports and the Internet is an ideal medium in our vast country for delivering exciting global events like the Olympics," said C. C. Zhuang, vice president of technology for Shawei.com. "As the biggest Olympics webcast in China, we can't afford our site to crash. TurboLinux gave us a bullet-proof Web site infrastructure, including professional services and onsite support, that guaranteed our customers won't miss a minute of the Olympics or any other sporting event they follow at our site."

"The Shawei.com Web site is hosted on 10 Compaq Proliant servers with an Oracle database on the backend running on TurboLinux Data Server for Oracle 8i. TurboCluster Server is used to provide load balancing and performance boosts for the clustered Apache Web servers and cache servers."

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