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Volume 1, Number 10 -- March 30, 2004

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HP to Lead With Novell's SuSE Linux on Desktops, Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

At Novell's annual BrainShare conference last week, the company announced an expanded partnership with Hewlett-Packard whereby HP will lead with Novell's newly acquired SuSE commercial Linux distribution, as much as possible, on everything from laptops to high-end servers. The caveat "as much as possible" is only limited to the speed at which languages and applications are supported in SuSE by Novell. READ MORE >


Linux Is Finally Prebundled on IBM eServers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

When buying a new PC or server, the one thing you don't want to do is install the operating system: It is a messy, time-consuming job. With Linux, which is unfamiliar to many people who are diving in for the first time, an install can be confusing if not downright dangerous if your frame of reference is Windows or another non-Unix platform. (For Unix shops, Linux is fairly easy.) IBM and Novell have finally fixed this problem by prebundling Linux on IBM's entire eServer line. READ MORE >

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SUNY Buffalo Builds 1.3 Teraflops Linux-Blade Super
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

In what will very likely become a growing trend, the State University of New York has deployed a new parallel supercomputer comprised entirely of clustered blade servers rather than clustered rack-mounted servers. The blade super will be installed at the SUNY Buffalo campus, which has a supercomputer center dedicated to science, visualization, and bioinformatics, and will be used to study the structure of proteins in the hope of treating diseases and discovering new drugs. READ MORE >


Blue Gene/L: A Big, Bad Linux Box
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

If you want to know what the future of Linux computing might look like, take a look at IBM's Blue Gene/L supercomputer. BlueGene/L is a scaled down version of the original million-processor, 1 petaflops Blue Gene supercomputer that Big Blue announced its IBM Research division was undertaking to much fanfare a few years ago. READ MORE >

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  But Wait, There's More

IDC Says IT Recovery in U.S. Is Starting in the West . . . Gentoo Updates Its Linux Distribution . . . Dell Launches PowerVault 745N Network Storage for Linux Servers . . . FlashMob Experimental Linux Supercomputer to Debut April 3 . . . VIA Debuts Tiny C3-Based Nano-ITX System Boards . . . EU Slaps Microsoft with Fine, Sanctions . . . READ MORE >

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Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Managing Editor: Shannon Pastore
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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HP to Lead With Novell's SuSE Linux on Desktops, Servers

Linux Is Finally Prebundled on IBM eServers

SUNY Buffalo Builds 1.3 Teraflops Linux-Blade Super

Blue Gene/L: A Big, Bad Linux Box

But Wait, There's More

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