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Volume 4, Number 12 -- April 3, 2007
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Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

At a San Francisco event last week, chip maker Intel, started previewing some of the features of its next-generation "Penryn" processors and the future "Nehalem" processors that will follow them to market. The preview shows that Intel, awakened after a long slumber by the success of rival Advanced Micro Devices in defining the X64 architecture, is learning from its own mistakes and the things that its rival has done right. READ MORE >

Cornerstones Laid for the Linux Foundation
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Having formed the Linux Foundation back in January, a merger of the former Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group, the Linux players, including the individuals who work on the Linux kernel and related programs and the IT industry vendors who make Linux distributions and sell services for or hardware that runs Linux, have taken the next step and chosen a board of directors the reflects the mix of parties that have vested interests in the further development and success of Linux. READ MORE >


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Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Two weeks ago, IDC announced that it has revised its server sales forecasts to take into account the future effect that server virtualization (carving up a physical machine into multiple virtual ones) and multicore processors (putting two, four, or eight cores in a single CPU socket) will have on shipments in the market. The server box counters at Gartner took exception to our contention that IDC was the first to make such changes to server revenue and shipment models. READ MORE >


Revenue Up, But Profits Take a Hit at Red Hat in Q4
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Commercial Linux distributor Red Hat reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2007 year end financial results late last week, and the company has put the acquisition of open source middleware provider JBoss mostly in its rear view mirror. For the fourth quarter ended February 28, Red Hat posted sales of $111.1 million, up 41 percent, and net income of $20.5 million, down 25 percent. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

Penguin Computing Gets $9 Million in Venture Funding . . . Dell Listens to Reason, Will Adopt Linux on Its PCs and Laptops . . . HP Does an Athlon-Opteron Tower Server for SMBs, Too . . . Sun Offers First Opteron-Based Netra Server . . . IBM Details Superfast Optical Chipset . . . Disaster Recovery in a Truck Unveiled by IBM, Cisco . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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The Four Hundred
Next Up on the System i5: Native GNU g++ and IBM XL C/C++

WDSc V7.0: Componentization of Advanced Edition Is Not Enough

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Kronos To Be Taken Private Through a $1.8 Billion Buyout

Four Hundred Stuff
IBM and 3Com Unveil New Collaboration Solution for System i

Centerfield Aims to Ease iSeries SQL Management with AutoDBA

MaxAv Updates System i High Availability Software

NGS Boosts BI Offerings for System i

Big Iron
IDC Chops Server Forecasts Thanks to Virtualization, Multicore Chips

Top Mainframe Stories From Around the Web

Chats, Webinars, Seminars, Shows, and Other Happenings

Four Hundred Guru
Two Views on the WDSc Snippets View, Part 1

The Case of the Missing Outline (View)

Admin Alert: Five Things that Kill Backups (and What to Do About Them)

System i PTF Guide
March 24, 2007: Volume 9, Number 12

March 17, 2007: Volume 9, Number 11

March 10, 2007: Volume 9, Number 10

March 3, 2007: Volume 9, Number 9

February 24, 2007: Volume 9, Number 8

February 17, 2007: Volume 9, Number 7

The Windows Observer
Microsoft Ships Operations Manager '07, Taps EMC for Network Monitoring

Windows Vista Sales Are Hot, Hot, Hot! Microsoft Says

Oracle Sues SAP Over 'Corporate Theft on a Grand Scale'

NEC, Stratus Preview Fault Tolerant Server with Quad Cores

The Unix Guardian
Sun Breaks Sparc Unit Free Again

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Oracle Sues SAP Over 'Corporate Theft on a Grand Scale'

As I See It: Workplace Heaven

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs

Cornerstones Laid for the Linux Foundation

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Revenue Up, But Profits Take a Hit at Red Hat in Q4

But Wait, There's More:


Penguin Computing Gets $9 Million in Venture Funding . . . Dell Listens to Reason, Will Adopt Linux on Its PCs and Laptops . . . HP Does an Athlon-Opteron Tower Server for SMBs, Too . . . Sun Offers First Opteron-Based Netra Server . . . IBM Details Superfast Optical Chipset . . . Disaster Recovery in a Truck Unveiled by IBM, Cisco . . .


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