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Enterprise Linux Today: Mission Critical Linux Confirms Compatibility of Clustering Solution with Panasonic DVD-RAM Drives

Nov 21, 2000, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"Convolo Cluster Provides Application Failover Support for Rewritable DVD Drives/Libraries in Linux Environments."

"Panasonic and Mission Critical Linux, Inc., the cutting-edge Linux products and services company, announced today that Panasonic DVD-RAM drives, and Terabyte libraries configured with the drives, support Mission Critical Linux's Convolo Cluster solution. Designed specifically for mission-critical environments that can't afford the risk of any downtime, the clustering software provides application failover for the DVD-RAM drives and libraries in Linux environments."

"QA testing of the DVD-RAM block write support for Linux was performed on the 4.7GB single-sided model using an ATAPI interface. Mission Critical Linux engineers concluded that while reading and writing, this drive was able to maintain a sustained speed of 2770 KB/s. Kernels tested ranged from 2.2.16 up to 2.4.0 test 8."

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