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ZDNET UK: Linux set for enterprise role

Jan 28, 2000, 16:16 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

"Linux's push into the datacentre will soon begin in earnest with the publication of designs for high-availability open-source clustering."

"This should give Linux the necessary robustness for enterprise back-office tasks...."

"Project leader Stephen Tweedie of RedHat said that Phase Two Clustering -- which will also enable symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) and high-performance clusters scaling to tens of thousands of nodes -- seeks to provide the architecture for new high-availability Linux projects. Tweedie has taken the well-documented VAX Clusters -- now Compaq VMS Clusters -- as his model. All work will be available as open source and will be hardware-independent."

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