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eWeek: Mandriva Shoots but Doesn't Score

Oct 10, 2006, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)


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"With its Corporate Server 4, Mandriva is challenging the Linux data center operating systems from Red Hat and Novell by offering broader support for virtualization technologies. It's a solid-sounding plan, but eWeek Labs' tests of CS 4 show that it's longer on ambition than execution.

"Mandriva's CS 4 is unique in its support for three different virtualization frameworks: Xen, OpenVZ and VMware. However, CS 4 not only fails to advance the state of these frameworks on Linux, but, where Xen is concerned, CS 4 falls short of the implementations now offered from Novell and Red Hat..."

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