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eWeek: Mandriva Shoots but Doesn't Score

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

"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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