"The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL), an
independent, vendor-neutral, non-profit organization dedicated to
enabling Linux for enterprise and carrier-class functionality,
today presented the first OSDL Enterprise Achievement Award to
Heinz Mauelshagen, a German software developer.
Tim Witham, OSDL lab director, awarded Mauelshagen the $25,000
prize at LinuxWorld Expo before a packed audience of Linux
enthusiasts and community leaders as well as corporate Linux
Mauelshagen was recognized for his work on the Linux Logical
Volume Manager (LVM), a software solution that addresses the need
of large enterprises to manage data storage. It allows data center
class users to virtually re-allocate and/or resize disk storage to
meet changing capacity needs."